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Reporter : Kim Se-jeong
Thu, June 1, 2023 | 04:18
Gov't to set up 1,000 clinics for 2nd wave of outbreak
The government will set up 1,000 clinics to treat potential coronavirus patients in the coming months in preparation for a possible second wave of the outbreak this fall and winter, officials said Monday.
Warehouse fire shatters Korean dream
Among the 38 people who lost their lives in a fire at a warehouse construction site in Icheon, Gyeonggi Province, Thursday, were migrant workers including an ethnic Korean from China and two Kazakhstanis.
S. Korea reports zero domestic infections
Korea reported four new cases of COVID-19, Wednesday, all of which were imported, marking the first day without any domestically reported cases since Feb. 18. According to the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC), the total number of cases rose to 10,765, with 247 fatalities. Also, the quarantine authorities said they hadn't seen any people suspected of con...
Female teachers fear their school photos used against them
Seven out of 10 schoolteachers have concerns that their pictures printed in graduation albums could be used for crimes against them.
Gov't pushing to make drive-thru testing international standard
The government is seeking to have its drive-thru testing method, which safely sped up testing procedures for ...
Goyang stands out for drive-thru testing center
On Feb. 20, Mayor Lee Jae-joon of Goyang in Gyeonggi Province sat with his public health department colleagues, directors of local medical centers and infectious diseases experts to discuss how to respond to the fast spread of the virus.
Gov't warns of possible second wave of infections during upcoming holidays
Korea may face a second wave of the coronavirus infection during the upcoming holidays, which will begin Thursday, as more people are expected to travel and engage in outdoor activities, government officials warned Tuesday. Officials are urging the public to practice social-distancing and follow personal hygiene guidelines when they venture out.
Gimhae official under probe for sending inappropriate messages to woman in self-quarantine
The Gimhae city government will investigate an employee who allegedly sent inappropriate messages to a female resident under self-quarantine.
Police begin probe into ex-Busan mayor
Police in Busan began an investigation Friday into an accusation of sexual harassment against former Mayor Oh Keo-don, who stepped down the previous day after admitting culpability.
Gov't vows to get tougher on digital sex crimes
The government and the ruling Democratic Party of Korea (DPK) vowed Thursday to pass bills to criminalize the downloading and circulation of child pornography and abusive sexual videos, and to redefine the age of consent, in an effort to protect minors from sexual exploitation.