<Anchor> The number of
new coronavirus confirmed cases has reached close to 100 again.
It increased from 61 people yesterday (25th) to 95 yesterday.
There are 73 domestic patients.
From tomorrow, the special quarantine period for Chuseok will begin for two weeks.
The government has repeatedly issued a speech to the public urging people to refrain from moving during the holiday season.
This is Park Chan-beom reporter.
<Reporter> In a
talk to the public, Prime Minister Jeong Sye-gyun emphasized the current situation ahead of the Chuseok holiday as'a situation similar to the war'.
In particular, during the Chuseok period, they requested that they refrain from traveling as well as visiting their hometown.
[Sae-gyun Jeong/Prime Minister: Not only my hometown, but also a trip where many people flock at once is dangerous.
The fact that a trip that should be a precious memory can threaten the safety of families and communities...
Currently, in Gangwon-do and Jeju-do, the reservation rates for accommodation establishments during the holiday season reach 95% and 56%, respectively.
The government plans to prevent as much as possible from gathering together even if some people move.
When the Chuseok special quarantine period begins tomorrow, more than 50 people indoors and 100 people outdoors cannot gather in one place.
Each local government has already canceled Chuseok celebrations, traditional games, and local festivals.
Alumni associations, step-by-step gatherings, and picnics are also prohibited.
In the metropolitan area, a group ban on 11 types of high-risk facilities such as entertainment bars is maintained.
For restaurants in the metropolitan area with more than 20 seats, the table spacing must be maintained at 1m.
If it is difficult to maintain the gap, you must adhere to one of the following: sitting by one space, no table, or installing partitions.
However, some of the national and public facilities will resume operation by limiting the number of users.
Public sports facilities such as the Hangang Park soccer field are also selectively operated.
After the Chuseok holiday, the government decides whether to ease the distance between the 2nd level and the 1st level according to the Corona 19 situation.
(Video coverage: Jung Seong-hwa · Kim Hak-mo, Video editing: Park Player, CG: Bang Myung-hwan · Ryu Sang-soo)