Seoul Closes Museums And Galleries During The Second Wave Of Coronavirus
Seoul has closed down museums and galleries as the second wave of coronavirus has hit the city.
According to The Guardian, a total of 79 new infections were reported on May 28. The city’s highest daily record of cases since April 5, which was 81. The establishments that have been temporarily closed down are as follows: the Seoul Museum of Art (Seosomun-dong), Nam-Seoul Museum of Art, Buk-Seoul Museum of Art, SeMA Bunker, SeMA Warehouse, Paik Nam June Memorial Museum and SeMA Nanji Residency. Other public spaces in the city have been shut down for temporarily such as parks, theaters, bars, nightclubs and other entertainment venues.
Health minister Park Neung-hoo said in a statement to AFP: “We have decided to strengthen all quarantine measures in the metropolitan area for two weeks from tomorrow to June 14.”