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South Korean Capital Limits Gatherings to Four as COVID-19 Surges

By Kyodo News 22 December 2020

SEOUL—Local South Korean governments announced Monday a plan to ban gatherings of more than four people in Seoul and surrounding metropolitan areas to stem the rapid spread of the coronavirus.

The new measures will take effect from Wednesday and last until Jan. 3, and will apply to the capital, Seoul, as well as Gyeonggi Province and Incheon, according to statements released by the governments.

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