South Korean Prime Minister Kim Boo-kyum speaks during the inaugural meeting of a government-civilian committee to handle the transition to normal life under the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: EPA-EFE South Korean Prime Minister Kim Boo-kyum speaks during the inaugural meeting of a government-civilian committee to handle the transition to normal life under the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: EPA-EFE
South Korean Prime Minister Kim Boo-kyum speaks during the inaugural meeting of a government-civilian committee to handle the transition to normal life under the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: EPA-EFE

Coronavirus: South Korea debates how to live with Covid-19 and reopen economy

  • A newly-launched panel will look into a strategy for returning to normal life and relaxing coronavirus restrictions as vaccination levels rise
  • Elsewhere, Australia’s New South Wales may ease remaining curbs earlier than planned as it nears the 80 per cent inoculation mark

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
South Korean Prime Minister Kim Boo-kyum speaks during the inaugural meeting of a government-civilian committee to handle the transition to normal life under the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: EPA-EFE South Korean Prime Minister Kim Boo-kyum speaks during the inaugural meeting of a government-civilian committee to handle the transition to normal life under the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: EPA-EFE
South Korean Prime Minister Kim Boo-kyum speaks during the inaugural meeting of a government-civilian committee to handle the transition to normal life under the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: EPA-EFE
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