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South Korea lifts part of quarantine restrictions

01.11.2021 164 просмотров

The first phase of a gradual return to normal daily life, or the transition to the so-called coexistence with covid policy, began on Monday in the Republic of Korea


As previously reported by the country's authorities, it provides for the easing of quarantine measures and an increase in the number of participants in private meetings in the capital region to 10 people, while removing the requirement for mandatory vaccination of most of them. Elsewhere in the country, private gatherings of up to 12 people will be allowed in November.

Entry to gyms, bars, nightclubs and other entertainment venues is possible upon presentation of a vaccination certificate or a negative coronavirus test result. From November 22, all preschools, elementary, middle and high schools will fully resume face-to-face classes.

The first phase is expected to run until November 28, after which the government will decide whether to extend it or move to the next phase of normalization.

The Korean Agency for Disease Control and Prevention reported on Monday that 1,686 cases of covid-19 have been detected in the country over the past 24 hours. The total number of infections in the country since the start of the pandemic has exceeded 360,000. The incidence rate in the metropolitan area, which includes Seoul, Incheon and Gyeonggi Province, continues to exceed the national average. , more than 75% of citizens are fully vaccinated.

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