With Korea's vaccination rate expected to reach 70 percent on Saturday, health authorities are planning to relax social distancing measures, starting with the fully vaccinated. As of Thursday, a little over 35 million people, or 68.2 percent of...
Korea's Covid-19 vaccination rate for first doses exceeded those of the United States and Japan.
President Moon Jae-in said 70 percent of the country’s population will be vaccinated with a second dose of a Covid-19 vaccine by the end of October, a month earlier than the initial plan.
Korea’s rate of fully vaccinated people is trailing all other nations in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).