The government continues to tighten measures in containing spreads of COVID-19.


  • On 16 August, the social distancing level for Seoul City and Gyeonggi Province has been raised to Level 2. The Korea Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (KCDC) advised residents of Seoul and Gyeonggi areas to follow the following guidelines;
  • Do not go to work if you are feeling sick
    • Public is advised to contact KCDC call center by dialing 1339 or contact local public health center/screening clinic
  • Postpone/cancel non-essential activities, including outings, social gatherings, events or travel
    • Essential activities include getting medical care, purchasing necessities, or going to work.
    • Public is advised not to dine in at restaurants/cafes
    • Home training is recommended in replacing gyms activities
    • For social activities, public is advised to conduct them via internet
    • Public is advised to purchase via online shopping rather than visiting physical stores
  • Follow infection prevention guidelines while going out
    • Do not visit 3C’s areas (crowded, confined, and close-contact places with poor ventilation)
    • Wearing masks
    • Maintaining social distancing
    • No droplet-producing activities (shouting, singing out loud, chanting)
    • No physical contact with others such as handshakes/hugs