Posted by Susan-Han 17 days ago

Seoul Metropolitan Area to enter stage 4 social distancing restrictions as South Korea hits highest daily COVID-19 case count for the 2nd day straight

[Photo: Chosun Ilbo]

On the morning of July 9, South Korea's prime minister Kim Boo Kyeom announced a return to stage 4 social distancing restrictions for the Seoul Metropolitan Area, beginning next week on July 12. 

Earlier on July 9, South Korea broke the country's daily COVID-19 case count record for the second day in a row. According to health officials, the nation recorded a total of 1,316 daily cases on the previous day, July 8. This follows the former all-time high daily case count record set on July 8, when South Korea reported a total of 1,275 for the day prior, July 7.

Stage 4 of South Korea's social distancing restrictions, the highest possible stage, will prevent all personal gatherings for the next 2-weeks beginning on July 12. No personal gatherings of more than 4 people may be permitted during day hours, and no personal gatherings of more than 2 people may be permitted after 6 PM. In addition, all night entertainment businesses and facilities will be closed.

Finally, prime minister Kim advised leaders of all regional provinces across the nation to strengthen social distancing guidelines, in light of the sharp spike in COVID-19 cases.

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kyraangelfae011,719 pts 17 days ago 18
17 days ago

restrictions started easing but cases are rising and UK wants to drop all restrictions when they are getting rising numbers by the delta variant it feels like no one knows what they are doing anymore


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Kurapikaaa1,461 pts 17 days ago 1
17 days ago

The delta variant is wrecking havocs in many countries. I've only receive 1 dose of vaccination so I'm only 30% protected against the Delta strand. Not a good number.


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