South Korea began implementing a new version of the social distancing policy on the seventh day
South Korea’s Central Anti-pandemic Response Headquarters announced on the 7th that it has officially implemented a new version of the social distancing policy. According to the new classification standards, most areas of South Korea maintain Level 1 pandemic prevention and control.
According to a report from the South Korean Central Anti-pandemic Countermeasures Headquarters on the 7th, as of 0:00 that day, there were 89 new confirmed cases of Coronavirus in South Korea, with a total of 27284 confirmed cases.
Asan City and Cheonan City, Chungcheongnam-do, South Korea, due to the large number of new confirmed cases of Coronavirus, began to implement level 1.5 prevention and control, and most of the rest of South Korea maintained the lowest level of level 1 prevention and control.
According to the pandemic prevention regulations, parties or other gathering activities can be held under the level 1 prevention and control state. To participate in large-scale events with more than 500 people, masks must be worn, and relevant staff must periodically disinfect and ventilate public facilities.
After the prevention and control level of a place is raised to 1.5, the local government can take measures to prohibit gatherings of more than 100 people, the number of spectators in stadiums must be controlled below 30% of the maximum capacity, and certain social organizations are prohibited from holding dinner parties, etc. .
The implementation plan for the new version of the social distancing policy was announced on November 1. It is characterized by further refinement on the basis of the original three-level pandemic prevention and control level, adding 1.5 and 2.5 levels, but the identification standards for these prevention and control levels are in Different regions in Korea.