From the 30th of this month after the Lunar New Year holiday, you do not need to wear a mask in most indoor spaces.

However, when you use a hospital or public transportation, you have to keep wearing a mask, but reporter Nam Joo-hyun will organize the parts that can be confusing about where to put it on and where to take it off.


Taxis are not legally part of public transportation, but you must always wear a mask when riding a taxi.

Due to the judgment that it is an enclosed space, the obligation to wear a mask has been maintained.

[Kwak Myeong-gu/Taxi Driver: There will be some trouble at first.

Ask for the customer's understanding, and talk about whether it's not a good idea to wear a (mask).]

Wearing a mask is compulsory on buses, trains, subways, and airplanes.

However, you do not have to use it at train stations, subway platforms, and airports.

It is recommended to wear it when there are many people on the platform, but it is up to the individual to use it or not.

You must also wear a mask on chartered buses such as kindergarten and school vehicles.

On the other hand, at daycare centers, kindergartens, and schools, the wearing of masks has been liberalized, and from the 30th, you can wear a mask on the school bus and take off the mask in the classroom.

In addition to public transportation, wearing a mask is compulsory for the time being at medical institutions, pharmacies, and facilities vulnerable to infection.

Nursing hospitals, nursing facilities for the elderly, mental rehabilitation facilities, psychiatric hospitals, and some welfare facilities for the disabled are considered vulnerable to infection, but welfare centers for the elderly and senior citizen centers are not included.

However, wearing a mask is strongly recommended for high-risk groups such as the elderly.

[Ji Young-mi/Chief of the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Even if the mandatory adjustment is implemented, wearing a mask remains the most basic means of protecting oneself.

] , It is strongly recommended to wear a mask even in a 3-mil environment where ventilation is difficult, such as airtightness, or in an environment where a lot of droplets are generated.

(Video editing: Choi Hye-ran, CG: Choi Ha-neul·Lim Chan-hyuk, VJ: Shin So-young)