A couple remove their face masks to take a picture at an amusement park in Seoul on Thursday. Photo: Reuters A couple remove their face masks to take a picture at an amusement park in Seoul on Thursday. Photo: Reuters
A couple remove their face masks to take a picture at an amusement park in Seoul on Thursday. Photo: Reuters

South Korea is easing its coronavirus clampdown, but is it jumping the gun?

  • On Thursday, South Korea reported no new domestic coronavirus cases for the first time since February – and imported cases in the single digits
  • But health experts, and ordinary citizens, are worried easing social distancing measures might fuel a surge in cases as people return to their daily lives

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A couple remove their face masks to take a picture at an amusement park in Seoul on Thursday. Photo: Reuters A couple remove their face masks to take a picture at an amusement park in Seoul on Thursday. Photo: Reuters
A couple remove their face masks to take a picture at an amusement park in Seoul on Thursday. Photo: Reuters
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