A medical worker measures his own body temperature at a makeshift clinic in Seoul. Photo: APA medical worker measures his own body temperature at a makeshift clinic in Seoul. Photo: AP
A medical worker measures his own body temperature at a makeshift clinic in Seoul. Photo: AP

Coronavirus: South Korea tightens curbs on cram schools, restaurants; Japan grabs 521 million vaccine doses

  • Seoul will be subject to a partial lockdown for eight days from Sunday, although the latest measures stop short of the most stringent level three restrictions
  • Experts warn the country could possibly record daily increases of 800 or even 2,000 as early as next week if the viral spread cannot be contained

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A medical worker measures his own body temperature at a makeshift clinic in Seoul. Photo: APA medical worker measures his own body temperature at a makeshift clinic in Seoul. Photo: AP
A medical worker measures his own body temperature at a makeshift clinic in Seoul. Photo: AP
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