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.

Get 30% off with our ads free Premium Plan

Monthly Plan

RM9.73/month

Annual Plan

RM8.63/month

Billed as RM103.60/year

1 month

Free Trial

For new subscribers only


Cancel anytime. No ads. Auto-renewal. Unlimited access to the web and app. Personalised features. Members rewards.
Follow us on our official WhatsApp channel for breaking news alerts and key updates!
   

Next In Regional

Thailand drops joint patrols with Chinese police after public backlash
Cops on the hunt for cable thieves in Ayer Hitam
Najib wanted to answer questions on money laundering in court, says investigating officer
Hearing for Siti Bainun's appeal against conviction postponed to Jan 30 next year
Biker ambushed by a tiger near Gua Musang, lives to tell his tale
Historic day for human rights in Malaysia, says Azalina
Many workers in boycott-hit companies are locals, says Rayer
Two nabbed for launching fireworks at police in Lembah Subang
Federal Court commutes death, natural life jail sentences of 11 convicted for drug trafficking
RM15,000 max recruitment cost for new Indonesian domestic worker, says Human Resources Ministry

Others Also Read