Prime Minister Chung Sye-kyun announced that social distancing in the capital region will be lowered from Level 2.5 to Level 2 from Sept. 14. The decision seems to be a realistic one considering the economic impact on small...
The so-called Level 2.5 social distancing measures for Seoul, Incheon and Gyeonggi will be lifted at midnight tonight as originally planned, central health authorities announced Sunday.
At least 17 coronavirus patients have been traced to Severance Hospital in Seodaemun District, western Seoul, since Wednesday, health officials said, raising concerns about one of the nation’s largest hospitals.
Health authorities said Wednesday if daily new coronavirus cases remain steady through the rest of this week, the so-called Level 2.5 social distancing measures for Seoul, Incheon and Gyeonggi could be lifted as planned on Sunday midnight.
The so-called Level 2.5 social distancing rule — slightly weaker than the highest Level 3 restriction order — has extended into the second week in the capital region. Eating-in will remain prohibited after 9 p.m., gyms and other...
With Seoul, Incheon and Gyeonggi now in their second week of the Level 2.5 measures many people have been taking their leisure and social activities outdoors, spending time alone or meeting their loved ones in open settings.
Health authorities announced Friday that the so-called Level 2.5 social distancing measures for Seoul, Incheon and Gyeonggi will be extended for another week until Sept. 13, while Level 2 measures for the entire nation will be extended to Sept. 20.
New cases of the coronavirus dipped to 195 Wednesday, the first time in 17 days that the daily figure fell below 200.
The government’s enforcement of Level 2.5 social distancing has brought about a big change in lifestyles in and around Seoul. People can no longer sit down for a drink in coffee shop chains and must leave diners or bars before 9...
Authorities urged people in the greater Seoul area not to eat or drink at convenience stores past 9 p.m., saying they shouldn’t be used as alternatives to hanging out at bars, which is no longer permissible under this week’s "Level 2.5" measures.