South Korea has warned that without stricter distancing curbs Omicron would become dominant within two weeks. Photo: AP
South Korea has warned that without stricter distancing curbs Omicron would become dominant within two weeks. Photo: AP

Coronavirus: South Korea extends curbs ahead of Lunar New Year to stem Omicron wave

  • The extended measures will last until February 6, including a 9pm curfew for restaurants, cafes and bars
  • Elsewhere, millions of Indian devotees took a holy dip into the frigid waters of the Ganges River despite rising cases in the country

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
South Korea has warned that without stricter distancing curbs Omicron would become dominant within two weeks. Photo: AP
South Korea has warned that without stricter distancing curbs Omicron would become dominant within two weeks. Photo: AP
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