Vaccination is accelerating, but the number of corona 19 confirmed patients is not decreasing easily as more than 600 people came out yesterday (9th). The distance adjustment plan to be announced tomorrow is likely to be extended until the end of this month, but the Seoul Metropolitan Government has decided to increase the business hours of some establishments on a trial basis from the day after tomorrow.

Reporter Park Soo-jin.

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were 611 new cases of COVID-19 in one day yesterday.

From 500 to 600 people per day, it is hardly decreasing.

[Jung Eun-kyung/Director of the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: There are over 10 million primary immunizations, but it is not at the level that can block the epidemic in the community, so it is very important to be alert and follow the quarantine rules.] Social

distancing to be applied from next week The adjustment plan will come out tomorrow, and it is most likely to extend the current distancing measures, which are level 2 in the metropolitan area and level 1.5 in non-metropolitan areas, and the ban on private gatherings of more than 5 people until the end of this month.

The new social distancing system reform plan, which has been reduced from level 5 to level 4, will be implemented from next month, so we will keep an eye on the corona outbreak until the end of this month.

The new reorganization plan to be announced next week will include a ban on gatherings of more than five people and a plan to gradually lift the business hours restrictions.

The Seoul Metropolitan Government is conducting a pilot test of 'win-win prevention' for one month from the day after tomorrow.

The opening hours of the gyms and indoor golf driving ranges in Mapo-gu and Gangdong-gu, Seoul will be extended from 10:00 p.m. to midnight.

Instead, quarantine rules have been strengthened, and employees at participating workplaces are required to undergo PCR, or gene amplification, test once every two weeks.

[Park Yu-mi/Seoul City Citizen Health Director: (The gym and indoor golf course) were selected because it was judged to be easy to manage, such as identifying users and distributing demand, due to the merit of being operated as a member system.] A

restaurant that takes off the mask indoors


Ina cafes and singing practice centers were excluded from the test target due to the high risk of infection.

(Video coverage: Hwang In-seok·Kim Min-cheol, Video editing: Kim Ho-jin, CG: Jang Seong-beom·Lee Ah-reum) 

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