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Korea starts post-social distancing life with cautious hope
Korea had its first day without “official” social distancing amid the COVID-19 pandemic Wednesday, with many still wearing masks but cautiously hoping for a full return to normal. The country didn't experience a mandatory lockdown for its citizens, as seen in other nations, but had a social-distancing campaign in place that banned meetings and gatherings for more than a month.
Kazakh brothers seeking better life in Korea killed in fire
Two Kazakh workers killed in the warehouse fire in Icheon, Gyeonggi Province were brothers who moved to Korea with their families in pursuit of a better life.
Gov't to set up 1,000 clinics for 2nd wave of outbreak
The government will set up 1,000 clinics to treat potential coronavirus patients in the coming months in preparation for a possible second wave of the outbreak this fall and winter, officials said Monday.
Warehouse fire shatters Korean dream
Among the 38 people who lost their lives in a fire at a warehouse construction site in Icheon, Gyeonggi Province, Thursday, were migrant workers including an ethnic Korean from China and two Kazakhstanis.
S. Korea reports zero domestic infections
Korea reported four new cases of COVID-19, Wednesday, all of which were imported, marking the first day without any domestically reported cases since Feb. 18. According to the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC), the total number of cases rose to 10,765, with 247 fatalities. Also, the quarantine authorities said they hadn't seen any people suspected of con...
Female teachers fear their school photos used against them
Seven out of 10 schoolteachers have concerns that their pictures printed in graduation albums could be used for crimes against them.
Gov't pushing to make drive-thru testing international standard
The government is seeking to have its drive-thru testing method, which safely sped up testing procedures for ...
Goyang stands out for drive-thru testing center
On Feb. 20, Mayor Lee Jae-joon of Goyang in Gyeonggi Province sat with his public health department colleagues, directors of local medical centers and infectious diseases experts to discuss how to respond to the fast spread of the virus.
Gov't warns of possible second wave of infections during upcoming holidays
Korea may face a second wave of the coronavirus infection during the upcoming holidays, which will begin Thursday, as more people are expected to travel and engage in outdoor activities, government officials warned Tuesday. Officials are urging the public to practice social-distancing and follow personal hygiene guidelines when they venture out.
Gimhae official under probe for sending inappropriate messages to woman in self-quarantine
The Gimhae city government will investigate an employee who allegedly sent inappropriate messages to a female resident under self-quarantine.