[Notice] COVID-19 conditions and related news for Jeju Island, Nov. 27

Here are today’s COVID-19 stats issued by Jeju Special Self-Governing Province and the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency for Nov. 27, 2020. (Info in English: ncov.mohw.go.kr/en)

Summary

– On Nov. 26, officials with Jeju Special Self-Governing Province announced that three more COVID-19 patients (#74, #75, and #76) had been identified within a 24-hour period and admitted to hospital for treatment. This is the first time that in three consecutive days there have been three cases diagnosed on Jeju Island.

– The total now in November, after weeks of zero infections, is 17 confirmed cases (#60 ~ #76).

– Health officials noted that patients #74 and #75 are family members of patient #73, a Jeju resident diagnosed on Nov. 25 who came into contact with an infected individual from Jinju-si, Gyeongsangnam-do, while on Jeju from Nov. 16 to Nov. 18.

In related news: 

-Jeju Island remains at Level 1 in the national social distancing protocols, but officials here are closely watching the situation on the ground.

– Since mid-November, individuals who fail to wear protective masks (KF 94, KF 80, KF-AD, surgical and cotton) in businesses, public facilities, buses, etc., will be issued a fine of 100,000 won. Businesses will also be subject to fines of 1.5 to 3 million won in cases of non-compliance.

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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