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At-home Rapid COVID-19 Tests Recommended for All Students: Education Ministry

At-home Rapid COVID-19 Tests Recommended for All Students: Education Ministry

SEOUL, Feb. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — The education ministry said Wednesday it is advising kindergarten to high school students to take rapid antigen tests at home twice a week before going to school in the upcoming semester amid a massive surge in infections. The non-binding recommendation was issued as part of a virus prevention scheme [...]

Seoul Orders COVID-19 Tests for 128,000 Department Store Employees

Seoul Orders COVID-19 Tests for 128,000 Department Store Employees

SEOUL, July 16 (Korea Bizwire) — The Seoul metropolitan government said Friday it is ordering some 128,000 employees of department stores to take preemptive COVID-19 tests as a precaution against further cluster infections at the stores. The city government will issue an administrative order later Friday under which all managers and workers at 32 department [...]

All Entertainment Business Employees Ordered to Take COVID-19 Tests

All Entertainment Business Employees Ordered to Take COVID-19 Tests

SEOUL, May 25 (Korea Bizwire) — All employees of adult entertainment businesses across the country have been ordered to take coronavirus tests, officials said Tuesday, as many local governments are struggling to cope with the latest hotbeds for virus outbreaks. Adult entertainment establishments, such as bars, clubs and karaoke rooms, in Daegu, Daejeon, Ulsan and [...]