The week-long isolation rule is one of the last remaining Covid restrictions that Korean health officials have yet to scrap, as the nation slowly learns how to live with the virus.
The pandemic brought death, illness, economic dislocation and an entirely new class of "coronavirus criminals," people caught violating quarantine or social distancing restrictions. The cases are still piled up, and police don't know what to do...
Tens of thousands of people have been charged with violating quarantine and social distancing rules over the past two years. From January 2020, when Korea’s first Covid-19 case was reported, through March, 28,011 people were charged with violating...
New Covid-19 cases dropped below 100,000 Thursday as the Omicron wave continues to subside.
Korea reported 205,333 daily Covid-19 infections on Friday, bringing the number of consecutive days under 300,000 to four as the latest wave of the pandemic begins to rapidly weaken.
Korea's four major travel agencies have cut nearly half of their workforces over the past two years in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, data showed Tuesday.
Jet fuel consumption in South Korea tumbled to a 17-year low in 2021 in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, data showed Tuesday.
Korean office workers are gradually returning to the office after more than two years of on-again, off-again remote working, as businesses are rolling back pandemic restrictions in tandem with those of the government.
The Covid curfew is being pushed to midnight starting Monday, and private gatherings will be allowed involving 10 people, the government announced Friday.
Given that patients who die from Covid-19 are usually sick for two to three weeks, health experts warned that the death toll will continue to climb with the recent spike in cases.