Ahead of the transition to a gradual recovery of daily life, a new distance adjustment plan will be implemented for two weeks from tomorrow (18th). Private gatherings of up to 8 people in the metropolitan area and 10 people in non-metropolitan areas are possible, but business hours are still limited.

This is reporter Jang Hoon-kyung.

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densely populated area of ​​shopping malls in Mapo-gu, Seoul.

Restaurant and cafe owners are expressing their expectations that up to four people who have not been vaccinated can gather from tomorrow, but they say that there is a limit because the 10 pm business hours limit is not lifted.

[Son Min-hyuk / Restaurant owner in Mapo-gu, Seoul: There were usually two customers. (Once the new distance is implemented) I wonder if sales will increase, but in the end, if the business limit is not lifted, it won't have that much effect.] The

new distance adjustment plan, which will be applied for two weeks from tomorrow It has a strong character as a stepping stone to broaden the benefits to those who have completed the vaccination prior to vaccination.

In the 4th stage, the metropolitan area can gather up to 8 people including 4 people who have completed inoculation, and in non-metropolitan areas, 2 more people who have completed inoculation can be added to gather up to 10 people.

Restaurants and cafes in non-metropolitan areas are extended until midnight, but in the metropolitan area, reading rooms, study cafes, movie theaters, and performance halls can remain open until midnight.

In the case of entertainment facilities, the gathering ban remains in the metropolitan area, and the business limit in non-metropolitan areas remains the same at 10 pm.

Gwangju Metropolitan City announced that it would extend the business hours of nightlife facilities until midnight, but then moved it back to 10 pm.

[Kwon Deok-cheol/Minister of Health and Welfare: The relevant local government requests that the operating hours be implemented until 22:00 according to the measures of the central government.]

From tomorrow in the Seoul Metropolitan Area Sports Gyeonggi-do, only those who have been vaccinated will receive 20% of the capacity indoors and 30% outdoors. You can view up to.

(Video coverage: Hong Jong-soo, video editing: Ha Seong-won)

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