The fourth wave of the COVID -19 epidemic in South Korea is fierce, with more than 1,200 confirmed cases in three days. Today, the South Korean government has decided to raise the epidemic prevention response level in the metropolitan area to the highest level for a period of two weeks starting on the 12th.
Yonhap News Agency reported that South Korean Prime Minister Kim Fu-qian presided over a meeting of the Central Disaster Safety Countermeasures Headquarters today and announced the above decision..
The highest level of alert includes prohibition of gatherings of more than 5 people during the day, prohibition of gatherings of more than 3 people after 6 o’clock in the evening, and total prohibition of gatherings and demonstrations other than one. Only relatives are allowed to attend weddings and funerals. Commercial and entertainment venues will continue to be prohibited from operating, and other public places, including department stores, restaurants, movie theaters, etc., will only be open until 10 o’clock in the evening..
In addition, all epidemic prevention measures for vaccinators have also been suspended, and everyone is required to abide by the epidemic prevention regulations.