People wearing protective masks visit the Han River park in Seoul, South Korea, as the country tries to find a middle ground between strong restrictions on public gatherings like church services and sports fixtures, and allowing the economy to reopen. Photo: Bloomberg People wearing protective masks visit the Han River park in Seoul, South Korea, as the country tries to find a middle ground between strong restrictions on public gatherings like church services and sports fixtures, and allowing the economy to reopen. Photo: Bloomberg
People wearing protective masks visit the Han River park in Seoul, South Korea, as the country tries to find a middle ground between strong restrictions on public gatherings like church services and sports fixtures, and allowing the economy to reopen. Photo: Bloomberg

As coronavirus cases slow, South Korea extends social distancing policy but relaxes rules

  • South Korea reported just eight new Covid-19 cases on Sunday, its lowest rise in two months
  • Churches and sports fixtures will face fewer restrictions if they comply with disinfection guidelines, as authorities try to find a ‘middle ground’

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
People wearing protective masks visit the Han River park in Seoul, South Korea, as the country tries to find a middle ground between strong restrictions on public gatherings like church services and sports fixtures, and allowing the economy to reopen. Photo: Bloomberg People wearing protective masks visit the Han River park in Seoul, South Korea, as the country tries to find a middle ground between strong restrictions on public gatherings like church services and sports fixtures, and allowing the economy to reopen. Photo: Bloomberg
People wearing protective masks visit the Han River park in Seoul, South Korea, as the country tries to find a middle ground between strong restrictions on public gatherings like church services and sports fixtures, and allowing the economy to reopen. Photo: Bloomberg
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