The Korean government has changed COVID-19 requirements effective from June 1, 2023. Please refer to the following changes.
1. Self-quarantine Period
The Korean government has previously mandated a 7 day quarantine period for individuals who tested positive for COVID-19. However, starting from June 1, they have changed the requirement to a recommended 5-day quarantine period.
2. Mask Wearing Policy Update
While it was previously mandatory to wear masks in pharmacies, clinics and hospitals, the government has now recommended mask-wearing in pharmacies and local clinics. However, please be noted that wearing masks remains mandatory in hospital settings.
3. COVID-19 Test and Vaccine
Although government has lowered the COVID-19 crisis alert level and lifted related regulations, risk of COVID-19 still exists. Please take all the recommended precautions. If you have any suspected symptoms, conduct a self-test. In case you test positive, please strictly adhere to the government’s recommendation.
Mason Korea Emergency, Health and Safety will continue to provide self-test kits and support for quarantine. If you have any questions, please contact EHS at firstname.lastname@example.org or 032-626-5013.