Currently, Level 2 is in place in Seoul and surrounding regions, and Level 1.5 in other parts of the country.
Acting Prime Minister Hong Nam-ki said Friday at a meeting of the Central Disaster and Safety Countermeasures Headquarters, “We cannot relax, with 661 confirmed cases of COVID-19 coming out the previous day.”
“In May, there will be Children’s Day, Parents’ Day, and Buddha’s Birthday, which could increase the risk of spreading the infection,” he said, adding that he decided to extend the special quarantine week for another week.
Published : April 30, 2021
By : Shin Ji-hye/The Korea Herald/ANN