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Foreign Self-isolation Violators Face Sixfold Increase in Fine

Foreign Self-isolation Violators Face Sixfold Increase in Fine

SEOUL, May 11 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea is set to enforce a maximum sixfold increase in the monetary penalty for foreign violators of the mandatory self-isolation rule, as part of its reinforced coronavirus-fighting measures, the Ministry of Justice said Monday. Under the quarantine measures that took effect in early April, all entrants from overseas [...]

S. Korea to Use Electronic Wristbands on Violators of Self-isolation Rules

S. Korea to Use Electronic Wristbands on Violators of Self-isolation Rules

SEOUL, April 11 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea said Saturday it will use electronic wristbands on people who violate self-isolation rules to better contain the spread of the novel coronavirus. Prime Minister Chung Sye-kyun said the country will make self-isolation violators wear electronic wristbands since the number of cases of people breaching the self-quarantine in [...]

S. Korea Considering Wristbands to Prevent Self-isolators Going Outside

S. Korea Considering Wristbands to Prevent Self-isolators Going Outside

SEOUL, April 7 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea is considering using electric wristbands to prevent people in self-isolation from going outside, an official said Tuesday, amid growing concerns over people breaching the rules and spreading the coronavirus. “A majority of people are following self-isolation (rules), but there have been some cases of (people) leaving (designated [...]