The Ministry of National Defense said Friday that it will bring back next week a naval unit dispatched to eastern Africa for a peacekeeping mission, following a cluster infection of Covid-19 on the ship.
Department store branches were temporarily closed in southern Seoul after employees at the locations were found to have been infected with Covid-19.
Korea’s new daily infections of Covid-19 neared 800 on Friday, the highest figure in 106 days.
The government designated five areas as industrial clusters specializing in parts and materials development.
At least 127 Covid-19 patients have been traced to a Christian missionary school in Daejeon, health officials announced Monday, once again raising alarms on church-related clusters as the nation’s daily coronavirus cases continue to hover around 400.
The cluster outbreaks at residential treatment centers had been long foreseen. Virus infection and seriously-ill senior patients is a lethal mix. Caring for them in the same facility would require highly delicate quarantine...
Hanwha Corporation is selling a cluster munition business for 7.8 billion won ($6.8 million) in order to meet the environmental, social and governance (ESG) standards, the company said Monday.
Starting next week, some 160,000 people who work at or recently visited nursing homes, mental hospitals and hospitals for senior citizens in Seoul, Incheon and Gyeonggi will be tested for the coronavirus, central health authorities said Thursday.
Fifty-two people at a hospital for senior citizens in Busan tested positive for the coronavirus Wednesday, the largest cluster in Korea’s second-biggest city to date.