The South Korean authorities have introduced the obligation to wear masks in crowded places and on public transport due to the spread of the coronavirus, TASS reports.
In addition, masks have become mandatory in preschool institutions, regardless of distance.
Starting Tuesday, violators will be fined $ 85, legal entities will be fined up to $ 2.6 thousand. An exception is made for children under 14 years of age and persons who cannot wear masks due to medical reasons.
According to the latest data, 102 cases of coronavirus infection have been detected in the country in the last day, the total number of cases reached 24,805.
The number of confirmed cases of coronavirus infection in the world has exceeded 37 million. WHO has previously created a group to study the re-infection of COVID-19. Experts are going to find out how serious the recurrence of the disease will be.