While South Korea is tightening the prevention and control of the COVID-19 epidemic, American soldiers in South Korea hold dances and dance closely in military camps without wearing masks.
Yonhap TV blurred the picture when reporting the news on the 8th – it is reported that on the 4th of this month, the internal canteen of the “Humphreys Barracks” in Pingze, south of Seoul, was held a dance. From the photos and videos uploaded by some prom participants on social networking sites, it can be seen that at the dance, Dozens of people dance closely and don’t wear or don’t wear masks correctly.
On the day of the dance, South Korea reported 629 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in a single day, the highest in nearly nine months. At that time, the South Korean government urged the public to cancel unnecessary face-to-face gatherings. At that time, the epidemic prevention mechanism in Seoul and surrounding areas had been upgraded to level 2, the third highest in South Korea’s five-level epidemic prevention mechanism, and prohibited. Groups carry out indoor activities and prohibit hotels from holding annual meetings.
As of the 7th, 408 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in South Korea. According to the current epidemic prevention regulations of the U.S. military in South Korea, the garrison must maintain social distancing of at least one meter.
If it is impossible to maintain, they must wear masks to avoid large-scale gatherings, and abide by all South Korean regulations, instructions and laws.
According to a Yonhap News Agency on the 8th, the South Korean government has once again stressed to the U.S. military in South Korea the importance of formulating strict epidemic prevention measures and complying with epidemic prevention regulations.