S. Korea to keep less intensive social distancing in place until May 5 (update)

A man wearing a face mask to help protect against the spread of the coronavirus walks at the Dongdaemun Design Plaza in Seoul, on Sunday (April). South Korea's Prime Minister says the country will maintain much of its social distancing guidelines until May 5 but will relax some limits. - AP

SEOUL: The South Korean Government announced that it will keep the less intensive social-distancing campaign in place until May 5 amid the slowing COovid-19 outbreak in the country, the Prime Minister said on Sunday (April 19).

South Korean Prime Minister Chung Sye-kyun said at a government meeting to tackle the coronavirus pandemic that a part of restrictions will be eased until May 5 while keeping the basic principle of social distancing in place.

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