Some 340 people who attended an Islamic event in Cheongju, North Chungcheong, have all tested negative for the coronavirus, health officials said Thursday, easing concerns of a growing cluster after six attendees were diagnosed with Covid-19.
The Seoul government will sponsor music and performing arts programs during the following weeks, in what the office said is part of a municipal effort to support artists hurt by the pandemic while giving the public a break from the coronavirus blues.
At least six Uzbek nationals in Cheongju, North Chungcheong, have been diagnosed with the coronavirus this week, most of whom attended an Islamic festival in the city that included about 350 participants.
High school seniors in quarantine for the coronavirus will be able to take the national college entrance exam in December — but in different places depending on whether they've tested positive or not.
Day care centers across the Seoul metropolitan area will officially be permitted to reopen Aug. 18 for the first time since the pandemic erupted, authorities announced Monday.
Health authorities Friday warned about coronavirus infections at camp sites, citing a recent cluster in Hongcheon County, Gangwon, in which at least six people from three families tested positive for the disease.
Fans of the Lotte Giants could go back to virtual cheering if they don’t space out in the team’s home stadium, the Busan Metropolitan Government relayed the ultimatum to the Lotte Giants Wednesday.
A Russian sailor docked in Incheon was diagnosed with the coronavirus earlier this week, local officials said Wednesday, the first time an infection was detected at a port other than Busan.
Korean health authorities Tuesday warned of stricter surveillance on foreigners staying in the country’s state-run Covid-19 quarantine facilities, saying they will most likely be subjected to more “control” from local officials.
New coronavirus infections dropped back to 25 Sunday after a steep surge two days earlier due to imported cases from Iraq and Russia, health officials said.