The government extended Enhanced Social Distancing Level 2 for greater capital area.


  • On 4 September, the government announced that the Enhanced Social Distancing Level 2 will be extended in Seoul, Incheon and Gyeonggi areas.
  • The Korea Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (KCDC) advised residents of Seoul, Incheon and Gyeonggi areas to comply with enhanced social distancing measures;
    • For restaurants, pubs, bars, snack bars, bakeries, and cafes, only takeaway and deliveries are allowed. No dine-in service is allowed
    • All indoor fitness centers, including indoor gym, billiard hall, screen golf facility and badminton courts are closed
    • Only online class is allowed for academies/institutions
    • Gathering ban is in place
  • The abovementioned measures will be in place until 13 September.
  • At the same time, Social Distancing Level 2 for whole nation has been extended to 20 September. The Public Guidance for Social Distancing Level 2 are
    • Do not go to work if you are feeling sick
    • Postpone/cancel non-essential outings, social gathering, events, or travel
    • Comply with the infection prevention guidelines if outing is unavoidable