Medical workers wearing protective gears prepare to take sample at a coronavirus testing site in Seoul, South Korea. Photo: AP Medical workers wearing protective gears prepare to take sample at a coronavirus testing site in Seoul, South Korea. Photo: AP
Medical workers wearing protective gears prepare to take sample at a coronavirus testing site in Seoul, South Korea. Photo: AP

Coronavirus: South Korea mulls tighter curbs as cases surge; Japan calls for ‘quiet’ New Year

  • Some new restrictions were taken this week including a ban on gatherings of more than four people, and a suspension of ski resorts and tourist spots
  • Japanese PM Suga ruled out another state of emergency and said Tokyo will bar entry to foreign nationals who have recently been to South Africa

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Medical workers wearing protective gears prepare to take sample at a coronavirus testing site in Seoul, South Korea. Photo: AP Medical workers wearing protective gears prepare to take sample at a coronavirus testing site in Seoul, South Korea. Photo: AP
Medical workers wearing protective gears prepare to take sample at a coronavirus testing site in Seoul, South Korea. Photo: AP
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