In Hadong-gun, Gyeongnam, where 29 confirmed cases have occurred since the 17th, the social distancing has been upgraded to the second stage from today (21st) afternoon.

It is the second in the country since Suncheon, Jeollanam-do decided to raise social distancing from 0 o'clock yesterday to stage 2 after the social distancing was subdivided into stages from 3 to 5 on the 7th.

Gyeongnam Province said in a briefing for responding to Corona 19 that there were 3 confirmed cases related to Hadong-gun middle school this morning, all of which increased to 29.

To date, 1,657 people have been tested, including contacts and exposed people.

As the number of confirmed cases increased rapidly, the quarantine authorities increased the distance within Hadong-gun to 1.5 levels starting on the 19th, and then to the second level starting at 2 pm on the 21st.

The second stage of distance is for a week.

Gyeongnam Province explained that it would take the first two steps in the province in consultation with the Central Defense Countermeasure Headquarters targeting Hadong-gun.

Due to the 2nd stage of distance distancing, 3 types of facilities such as entertainment, pub, and collaboration are banned, and karaoke rooms and indoor sports facilities are closed after 9pm.

Restaurants and cafes can only be delivered by package after 9 PM.

In the PC room where many students visit, if you cannot eat and do not have a partition, you must leave one seat.

You cannot eat food at academy or study cafe.

Meetings and events can be held with fewer than 100 people, and religious facilities are limited to 20% of the number of seats.

The scope of mandatory masking also extends to all indoor facilities and high-risk outdoor activities.

"Corona 19 virus is more active and survives longer in a dry environment with low temperatures, so the risk factor of infection is greater in winter than other seasons." He stressed, "Please follow the key quarantine rules thoroughly, such as wearing a mask and washing your hands."