South Korea lifts entry quarantine for unvaccinated people

17:06 03 June Kyiv, Ukraine

The authorities of the Republic of Korea (RK) from June 8 will lift the quarantine for persons entering the country who have not been vaccinated against coronavirus.

This was announced on Friday by the Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan Khan Dok-Su.
"We are reorganizing the control system for entry from abroad. Until now, unvaccinated persons upon arrival from abroad underwent a seven-day quarantine, from June 8, this obligation will no longer be regardless of the vaccination status," the Hangöre newspaper quoted the Prime Minister as saying.

Han Duk Soo added that restrictions on Incheon International Airport will be relaxed from the same date to increase the number of flights due to rising demand.. “Given the stabilization of the epidemic situation and the capabilities of the medical system, we will return to normal life, eliminate inconvenience for the population,” the prime minister explained.

According to the Yonhap agency, arrivals still need to provide the results of a PCR test or a rapid antigen test at the border, as well as undergo additional PCR testing within three days after entering the territory of the republic.. Earlier, the South Korean authorities canceled the quarantine for visitors who were vaccinated with vaccines recognized by Seoul and the World Health Organization.