[Notice] COVID-19 conditions and related news for Jeju, Feb. 26, 2021

Here are today’s COVID-19 stats issued by Jeju Special Self-Governing Province and the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency for Feb. 26, 2021. (Info in English)

Summary

– As of 10 a.m. Friday morning, there are 29 COVID-19 patients in Jeju hospitals. Since the beginning of the pandemic, 568 cases have been recorded and at present 424 people are in self-isolation. Jeju has had one COVID-19-related fatality. (Source

COVID-19 Information in Korea

– If you live in Korea and have any questions related to COVID-19, feel free to call the 24/7 COVID-19 info line at 1339.

News

-The first batch of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine arrived on Jeju Island by overnight ferry from Mokpo on Thursday morning. The 3,900 doses were then delivered to six health centers and nine care centers around the island. From today and through the first quarter of the year, some 10,000 initial vaccinations will be given to high-risk individuals, hospital staff, first responders, etc. By the end of November, the province anticipates that 70 percent of the population, just over 400,000 people, will be fully vaccinated.

– Jeju province has reduced its Jeju-style social distancing protocols to level 1.5 through to the end of February. Please note that private gatherings of 5 people or more are still prohibited, though immediate family gatherings are now permitted. 

– Here is a map of the nation’s social distancing status.

– Details regarding the 5-tier social distancing system in Korea can be found here.

– If you have questions about the latest news about visitor destination closures, you can contact the Jeju Tourist Information Center daily 9 a.m ~ 6 p.m.

Related

– Individuals must wear masks in all public spaces. Failure to comply may result in fines of up to 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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