In South Korea, in response to the progress of vaccination with the new coronavirus vaccine, the government plans to gradually relax regulations on infection control measures, such as removing restrictions on restaurant business hours from next month. Announced.

In South Korea, the number of people infected with the new coronavirus has remained at more than 1,000 per day this month, while the percentage of people who have completed vaccination has risen to 70.1% as of the 24th.

In response to this situation, the Korean government announced on the 25th a plan to gradually relax regulations to prevent infection, aiming to restore daily life.

According to this, first of all, from next month, the restrictions on the business hours of restaurants will be removed, and karaoke shops, bathing facilities, indoor sports facilities, etc. will be used by people who can prove that vaccination has been completed with a so-called "vaccine passport". The restrictions on business hours will be lifted.

In the future, we will consider lifting restrictions on large-scale events and private gatherings while assessing the status of infection.

The South Korean government wants to prevent the spread of the infection again by gradually relaxing the regulations, and will make a final decision by the end of this month after discussions with a committee including experts. I have decided.