The South Korean authorities agreed to revise the legislation on free treatment of foreign citizens with the coronavirus in connection with the increase in imported from abroad cases COVID-19, said the Minister of health and social security of RK Pak Nyn Hu.
"Given the growing economic pressure on health and quarantine system, with the increase in foreign patients with the coronavirus, we decided to prepare a plan for revising the system cover their treatment costs," said Pak Nyn Hu following the meeting of the Central headquarters for liquidation of emergency situations.
The Constitution of South Korea does not meet the requirements of time and needs to be reformed before the end of the year, which can be done after overcoming the pandemic coronavirus, said at a ceremony to mark the 72nd Day of the Constitution, the speaker of the Parliament of Pak Ben SOK.
The speaker in his speech at the ceremony in Parliament said that the Constitution should be amended to "to protect the citizens from the waves of change and open future."
Found dead in the night of Friday, the mayor of the capital of South Korea Seoul Park Won-soon eve was supposed to meet with Prime Minister Chong Se-Kyung a, but unexpectedly canceled the meeting, citing ill health, said the Agency Yonhap, citing sources in government circles.
According to the Agency, the policies were supposed to meet for a working dinner.
In South Korea, revealed 58 cases COVID-19 per day, most of them local, the total number infected rises to 11 402, recovered 10 363, said the organization of the Centers for control and disease prevention (KCDC) under the Ministry of health.
A day earlier, South Korea had an unusually high increase of 79 new cases of coronavirus, many of which belonged to a local collective infections. From the beginning of April the number of new infected per day in South Korea gradually decreased to 10-20 cases per day, 6 may, that number fell to two.