The following is the news of Corona 19.

As of Sunday's announcement, there were 65,000 new confirmed cases, the highest in 14 weeks.

In this continuous spread, starting tomorrow (25th), if you come from abroad, you will have to undergo a PCR test within one day, and visits to nursing homes that have been possible for a while will be suspended again.

Reporter Jang Hoon-kyung reports.


At a nursing hospital in Bucheon, Gyeonggi-do, the families who held hands with the elderly and talked in the ward just a month ago now have a screen and talk over the phone.

[Residents of the nursing hospital: I missed Yoo-chan too, I miss Yoo-chan too, and I want to see you all.]

This hospital has stopped contact visits since last Friday, but from tomorrow, all nursing hospitals nationwide will stop contact visits.

All outpatients are prohibited except for essential outpatient treatment, and hospital workers are required to undergo a PCR test once a week.

[Won In-ok / Yangcheon-gu, Seoul: If you come to visit, it is much better to hold hands with your mother.

When will the (regulation) be lifted and we will have a meeting, it would be nice if that happened sooner.]

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Entry restrictions will also be strengthened.

The PCR test, which is received within 3 days of entry, must be received on the same day starting tomorrow.

The test will be allowed until the next day only if it is difficult due to time constraints, and the government has recommended that you wait at home or in your dorm until you get a negative result.

The number of confirmed cases imported from overseas has been recording three-digit numbers for a month, because the recent week has continued to increase to around 300 each day.

[Lim Sook-young / Head of the Central Quarantine Countermeasures Headquarters Situation Headquarters (last 13th): If more response is needed, the pre-entry test is also currently used to the rapid antigen test. .)]

Among overseas arrivals, Korean nationals and long-term foreigners can be tested free of charge at the local public health center, and short-term foreigners must pay a fee at the airport to undergo testing.

(Video coverage: No. 1, Video editing: Hyeyoung Choi)