South Korea eases curbs as it tries to ‘live with Covid-19’

South Korea eases curbs as it tries to ‘live with Covid-19’

South Koreans walk in Myeong-dong street in Seoul, after the government announced it would gradually phase out its Covid-19 restrictions, starting on November 1. Photo: EPA-EFESouth Koreans walk in Myeong-dong street in Seoul, after the government announced it would gradually phase out its Covid-19 restrictions, starting on November 1. Photo: EPA-EFE

South Koreans walk in Myeong-dong street in Seoul, after the government announced it would gradually phase out its Covid-19 restrictions, starting on November 1. Photo: EPA-EFE

  • A vaccine passport will be implemented and restrictions on restaurants and cafes will be eased from November 1, despite high daily coronavirus cases
  • Elsewhere, Singapore’s daily Covid-19 count has fallen back to its baseline after a recent surge, as it turns its Formula One venue into a ward for patients

Updated: 11:54pm, 29 Oct, 2021

South Koreans walk in Myeong-dong street in Seoul, after the government announced it would gradually phase out its Covid-19 restrictions, starting on November 1. Photo: EPA-EFESouth Koreans walk in Myeong-dong street in Seoul, after the government announced it would gradually phase out its Covid-19 restrictions, starting on November 1. Photo: EPA-EFE

South Koreans walk in Myeong-dong street in Seoul, after the government announced it would gradually phase out its Covid-19 restrictions, starting on November 1. Photo: EPA-EFE

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