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Cram Schools, Buffets, Nightclubs Reopen Under Eased Social Distancing Rules

Cram Schools, Buffets, Nightclubs Reopen Under Eased Social Distancing Rules

SEOUL, Oct. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — Cram schools, buffet restaurants and gyms bustled with activity Monday as the government adjusted its coronavirus restrictions to the lowest tier — Level 1. The government announced Sunday that with falling new infections, 10 types of “high-risk” facilities would be allowed to reopen, including various bars, karaoke rooms, large [...]

S. Korea to Ease Attendance Cap in Schools Following Relaxation of Social Distancing Measures

S. Korea to Ease Attendance Cap in Schools Following Relaxation of Social Distancing Measures

SEJONG, Oct. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s education ministry on Sunday said it will ease attendance caps for schools after health authorities decided to enforce the lowest level of social distancing measures. Schools around the nation are required to operate with antivirus limits amid the coronavirus pandemic. Currently, attendance is capped at one-third in [...]

S. Korea Eases Social Distancing to Lowest Level amid Coronavirus Downward Trend

S. Korea Eases Social Distancing to Lowest Level amid Coronavirus Downward Trend

SEOUL, Oct. 11 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea on Sunday decided to lower its social-distancing guidelines to the lowest level on the three-tier scale amid a slowdown in new cases in recent weeks. The number of daily new infections have mostly increased by double-digits over the past two weeks, sharply down from triple-digits growth in [...]

S. Korea to Ban Operations of Entertainment, Other Virus-prone Facilities for Upcoming Holidays

S. Korea to Ban Operations of Entertainment, Other Virus-prone Facilities for Upcoming Holidays

SEOUL, Sept. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea on Friday unveiled a set of detailed social distancing guidelines for upcoming holidays to stem the nationwide spread of the novel coronavirus, which center on limiting operations of risk-prone facilities and banning gatherings of a certain number of people. The government set the two weeks starting Monday [...]