Korea's Omicron cases hit a daily record of 109 Wednesday, reaching triple digits for the first time, while the number of critically ill patients in the country also soared to a new high of 1,151.
Daily Covid-19 cases dropped to the 3,000s for the first time in nearly a month Tuesday amid tightened social distancing measures, while critically ill patients remained above 1,000 for the eighth consecutive day.
Korea will limit private gatherings to four people nationwide and restore a nighttime curfew on restaurants and many other businesses starting Saturday, putting a pause on the living with Covid-19 scheme.
Korea will limit private gatherings to four people nationwide and restore a nighttime curfew on restaurants and many other businesses starting Saturday, putting a moratorium on the living with Covid-19 scheme.
Health authorities altered the contentious vaccine policy on foreign nationals Thursday morning to recognize their overseas vaccinations going forward. According to the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KDCA)...
Korea reported 4,116 new Covid-19 cases Wednesday, a new record, with the number of critically ill patients also hitting an all-time high of 586.
"I went to a movie theater with my friend last week," says Franziska, a 25-year-old German studying in Korea, "but was stopped at the door because the Korean system says I am not vaccinated." Franziska is inoculated.
"I am the mother of the 19-year-old boy who died after getting vaccinated" is the title of a petition posted on the Blue House website last week. “It has only been a week since my son’s death and I still cannot believe he is gone...
As Korea starts getting back to normal, the government began a new way of releasing Covid-19 statistics by focusing on severe cases and deaths, and downplaying daily infection counts.
After daily Covid-19 cases exceeded 3,000 on Saturday, concerns are deepening over whether we really can return to normal lives. In an urgent briefing, Jeong Eun-kyeong, commissioner of the Korea Disease Control and Prevention...