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Level 2 social distancing extended for another week
Level 2 social distancing extended for another week
Social affairs
The government decided Sunday to extend its current social distancing guidelines for another week as the country seeks tighter control of the new coronavirus ahead of a long holiday week approaching next week. Areas outside Seoul, Gyeonggi Province and Incheon have been under Level 2 social distancing measures for a month since Aug. 23. They were initially planned to end Sunday at midnight. With the Sunday decision, all parts of the country will be on Level 2 social distancing until Sept.
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 Offline classes to resume in Seoul schools from Monday
Offline classes to resume in Seoul schools from Monday
Education
Schools in Seoul, Incheon and Gyeonggi Province will resume in-person classes Monday after South Korea eased its social distancing measures in the capital region. To minimize the risk of infection in classrooms, kindergartens and elementary and middle schools must limit attendance to one-third of the student body until Oct. 11, and high schools must limit attendance to two-thirds, the Education Ministry said. For the next several months, the measures will also apply to high school seniors und
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