More than half of new coronavirus patients to test positive in May were in their 20s and 30s, Korea’s health officials said Friday, as they urged young people to abide by the government’s disease prevention guidelines...
A second distribution center of the Korean e-commerce behemoth Coupang in Goyang, Gyeonggi, has been hit by the coronavirus with at least one worker testing positive, health officials announced Thursday.
A new cluster of coronavirus infections at a distribution center of the e-commerce company Coupang surged to at least 36 patients by Wednesday, with health officials warning of more as contact tracing and Covid-19 testing continues.
Starting Tuesday, people won't be allowed to board Korean buses or get into taxis without a face mask. A similar restriction for subway and train users is being discussed as well.
Two clusters of coronavirus infections linked to nightclubs in Itaewon-dong, central Seoul and Samsung Medical Center (SMC) in Gangnam District, southern Seoul, both grew over the weekend as health officials continue contact tracing.
Incheon effectively ordered all coin noraebang Thursday to shut down for the next two weeks as health officials scramble to contain a sub-cluster of infections surrounding a cram school instructor who partied in Itaewon early this month.
Health officials Monday said the cluster of coronavirus infections in Itaewon, central Seoul, was largely under control, with only two new cases found Sunday, bringing the total number of infections to 170.
Seoul officials Thursday named Sinchon, Hongdae and Nagwon-dong as new Covid-19 hot spots, hinting at possible links to the Itaewon cluster.
Health officials added four more bars and clubs in Itaewon to their Covid-19 hot spots after tracing patients to them, up from the five previously known clubs in the multicultural neighborhood in central Seoul.