With the end of social distancing campaign on 5 May 2020, a more relaxed scheme, ‘‘Distancing in daily life’’ was introduced.

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  • With the end of social distancing campaign on 5 May 2020, a more relaxed scheme, ‘‘Distancing in daily life’’ was introduced.
  • On 3 May, the government announced the new measure, ‘‘Distancing in daily life’’, which allows people to conduct social and economic activities by adhering to Basic Guidelines for Distancing in daily life. There are five basic rules within the Guidelines, including social distancing, washing hands for 30 seconds, keep indoor spaces ventilated, stay home for 3-4 days if you get sick, and stay psychologically close to family and friends during this critical period.
  • Under the loosened guidelines, South Korea will gradually reopen schools and public facilities, and allow events and gatherings to take place. In addition, the government also reminded people that the switch of measure is yet the end of the outbreak, the country will return to the stricter social distancing measures if the situation worsens.