As new quarantine measures take effect tomorrow (18th), cafes can sit and eat drinks and food until 9 pm like a restaurant.

However, it is compulsory to wear a mask when you do not eat or drink in the cafe, and a penalty of 100,000 won is imposed for violations.

Religious facilities such as churches are also allowed face-to-face, so worship, worship, and Mass can be held within 10% of the number of seats in the metropolitan area and 20% in the non-metropolitan area.

Multi-use facilities such as indoor sports facilities and singing practice areas in the metropolitan area can be operated if the number of users is limited to 1 per 8㎡.

However, entertainment facilities such as entertainment pubs, danran pubs, sensational pubs and hunting pots, hold'em pubs, and party rooms will continue to be suspended.

The current social distancing and banning private gatherings of 5 or more people, which are the 2.5th stage of the metropolitan area and the 5th stage of the non-metropolitan area, will be extended for two weeks until the 31st.

Weddings and funerals are also limited to less than 50 people in the metropolitan area and less than 100 people in non-metropolitan areas.

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