Seoul to shut down most establishments at 9 p.m. to contain coronavirus - official


SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's capital Seoul will require most establishments to close at 9 p.m. each day, acting Seoul mayor Seo Jeong-hyup told a briefing on Friday, to prevent the spread of coronavirus.

The measure take effect Saturday and comes after Seoul alone reported 295 new coronavirus infections as of midnight Thursday.

(Reporting by Sangmi Cha; Editing by Sam Holmes)

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