South Korea to tighten social distancing amid COVID-19 case spikes - Yonhap


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  • Tuesday, 17 Nov 2020

FILE PHOTO: Day workers cross a road as they gather to seek for a job amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in the early morning near a day labour agency in Seoul, South Korea, September 17, 2020. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea decided to tighten social distancing curbs for the greater Seoul area amid recent spikes in new coronavirus cases, the Yonhap news agency reported on Tuesday, citing a meeting hosted by Prime Minister Chung Sye-kyun.

(Reporting by Hyonhee Shin; Editing by Sandra Maler)

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