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S. Korea’s New COVID-19 Cases Below 30,000 amid Resurgence Worries

S. Korea’s New COVID-19 Cases Below 30,000 amid Resurgence Worries

SEOUL, Nov. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s new COVID-19 cases fell below 30,000 on Monday due to fewer tests over the weekend, but the government remains on alert over the virus’s possible resurgence during the winter. The country reported 22,327 new COVID-19 infections, including 53 cases from overseas, bringing the total caseload to 26,959,843, [...]

Growing Number of Single-person Households Prompts Changes in Company Welfare Policies

Growing Number of Single-person Households Prompts Changes in Company Welfare Policies

SEOUL, Nov. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — With the increasing number of single-person households choosing not to get married, South Korean companies are diversifying in terms of their welfare policies. Lotte Department Store in September began offering congratulatory or consolation subsidies to employees who are single. Any employee who is single and over 40 years of [...]

S. Korea’s New COVID-19 Cases Below 50,000; Worries Remain High on Resurgence

S. Korea’s New COVID-19 Cases Below 50,000; Worries Remain High on Resurgence

SEOUL, Nov. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s new COVID-19 cases fell below 50,000 on Sunday, but health authorities remained on edge over a possible spike in transmissions in the winter season. The country reported 47,028 new COVID-19 infections, including 70 cases from overseas, bringing the total caseload to 26,937,516, according to data from the [...]