Workers wearing face masks arrange lanterns on a tree to celebrate the upcoming New Year at the Jogyesa Buddhist temple in Seoul, South Korea. Photo: AP Workers wearing face masks arrange lanterns on a tree to celebrate the upcoming New Year at the Jogyesa Buddhist temple in Seoul, South Korea. Photo: AP
Workers wearing face masks arrange lanterns on a tree to celebrate the upcoming New Year at the Jogyesa Buddhist temple in Seoul, South Korea. Photo: AP

Coronavirus: South Korea mulls tighter curbs as cases soar to nine-month high

  • South Korea reported 629 new Covid-19 infections on Friday, the highest since early March
  • Acting Seoul mayor Seo Jeong-hyup said the city government was planning to draw up additional measures

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Workers wearing face masks arrange lanterns on a tree to celebrate the upcoming New Year at the Jogyesa Buddhist temple in Seoul, South Korea. Photo: AP Workers wearing face masks arrange lanterns on a tree to celebrate the upcoming New Year at the Jogyesa Buddhist temple in Seoul, South Korea. Photo: AP
Workers wearing face masks arrange lanterns on a tree to celebrate the upcoming New Year at the Jogyesa Buddhist temple in Seoul, South Korea. Photo: AP
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