[Updated] COVID-19 Status for Jeju Province, Sept. 18

Here are today’s COVID-19 stats issued by Jeju Special Self-Governing Province and the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for Sept. 18, 2020. (Info in English: ncov.mohw.go.kr/en)

Summary

Two more Jeju COVID-19 cases (#57, #58) were announced late last night. 

– #57 is a foreign student from Bangladesh who arrived on Jeju on Aug. 30. This individual is now being treated at Jeju National University Hospital

– #58 came into contact with a person living on the mainland in Bucheon who is listed as COVID-19 patient #328. Health authorities in Bucheon notified officials here, and this individual is now being treated at Jeju National University Hospital.

※ Health officials are conducting epidemiological investigations and will make them public when available. We will update this post at that time.

[Update, Sept. 18, 5:30 p.m.]

According to health authorities, a preliminary itinerary of patient #58 (in Korean) is as follows (#57 had no significant contacts to report).

In summary:

Sept. 14 – Arrived on Jeju on T’way flight TW9853 from Cheongju at 1:20 p.m.

Sept. 15 – Went to Pyoseon Beach and Jeju Herb Garden in the afternoon. Lee Joong-seop St. in the evening.

Sept. 16 – Went to Seopjikoji and Sehwa Beach in the afternoon and Andol Oreum in the evening.

Notes on COVID-19 precautions in Jeju

1) In light of recent COVID-19 hotspots, provincial officials have extended the temporary closure of a number of public facilities. They are now scheduled to reopen on Oct. 5. Here is a list: https://bit.ly/2Re8dSb

2) From Sept. 11 most public spaces are subject to mandatory mask use. Fines of up to 100,000 won are in effect and apply to islanders and tourists alike. Please help us keep Jeju Island safe for everyone~! Thank you!

⠀• For all your Jeju travel and safety information: www.visitjeju.net

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