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The Seoul Metropolitan Government has decided to maintain the ‘ban on private gatherings of more than 5 people’, which was originally scheduled to be relaxed from 00:00 on July 1, for the time being.
In accordance with the government’s social distancing reform plan on the 30th, the Seoul Metropolitan Government was scheduled to allow up to 6 people from the 1st when the second stage was applied, but it was canceled and decided to maintain the ‘prohibition of private gatherings of more than 5 people’. did.
Accordingly, private gatherings in the Seoul area are currently limited to four people.
On the afternoon of the 30th, it is known that the Seoul Metropolitan Government held an emergency special quarantine countermeasures meeting via video, attended by Mayor Oh Se-hoon and the mayors of 25 districts, and reached this conclusion. This is in response to the recent rapid increase in the number of confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus infection (COVID-19).
The results of the meeting, including these, will be announced in the afternoon. Gyeonggi Province and Incheon City, both of which belong to the same metropolitan area, are said to be considering similar measures.
According to the government’s new social distancing reform plan that will be implemented from July 1, local governments in the metropolitan area will have a two-week implementation period when the second stage of distancing is applied, holding meetings up to 6 people from the 1st to the 14th, and up to 8 people thereafter. was going to be allowed.
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