Covid-19: Vaccinated people can go outdoors without mask from July in South Korea

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27th May, 2021 03:03:45 PM printer

Covid-19: Vaccinated people can go outdoors without mask from July in South Korea

People who administered first dose of Covid-19 vaccine no longer be required to wear masks outdoors starting in July.

South Korea made an important announcement on Wedneday statting that those who were administered their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine were no longer be required to wear masks outdoors starting in July. It is to be noted that South Korea launched their public vaccine campaign in February.

The country plans to achieve herd immunity by November and the announcement was part of the incentive of the public vaccination programme.

The incentive programme also included a plan to lift the gathering ban for direct family members who have had their first vaccine dose, Yonhap reported.

Prime Minister Kim Boo-kyum said health authorities plan to fully revise the government’s antivirus measures in late September, when more than 70 percent of people are projected to have received their first jabs.

(With IANS inputs)


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