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The expert explained the futility of contactless turnstiles against COVID

The idea of the South Korean government to replace the turnstiles in the metro on contactless systems bluetooth is not much help in the fight against coronavirus, believes Professor of the Department of preventive medicine hospital Kiel, University of Cachan (Gachon University Gil Medical Center) Jung Jae-Hoon.

"From the point of view of suppression of coronavirus contactless turnstiles have no special meaning," — he said RIA Novosti.

The New York Times will take part in the Hong Kong office in Seoul

The New York Times said Tuesday that it will move part of the Hong Kong office in Seoul on the background of the adoption of the law on national security in Hong Kong.

Some staff at NYT in Hong Kong are faced with problems associated with obtaining work permits, which are common in China but rare in the former colony, the newspaper said.

In South Korea, the number of people infected with coronavirus has reached 13 479

South Korea has registered 62 new cases COVID-19 per day, most of them imported from abroad, the total number of infected people has increased to 13 479, recovered 12 204 people, said the organization of the Centers for control and disease prevention (KCDC) under the Ministry of health.

The whole of June in South Korea, all new local clusters COVID-19 and growth in the number of imported cases caused daily periodic jump in the number of infected. On 20 June, it reached 67, and 22 June - 17 people. In the last two weeks the daily number of new infected in the country is held in the corridor of 30-70 people.

The mayor of Seoul will be buried with full honors

The funeral of the mayor of Seoul Park Won-soon held with all the honors, put a man of his position, despite the discontent of the citizens who pay attention to the termination of the investigation on charges of harassment brought against the deceased.

The mayor of Seoul, was found dead in the woods of mount Bukaksan near his official residence in Central Seoul on the night of July 10. Police said that the signs of violent death are missing. The day before the incident, as reported by South Korean media, the former Secretary of Park Won-soon sued him sued for harassment. The girl in evidence provided the conversation with the mayor and stated that in addition there are other victims. As noted by Yonhap news Agency, the police refused to comment on the case, including the fact whether the claim is made. In accordance with South Korean law, the case was automatically terminated after the death of the mayor.

The funeral ceremony of the mayor of Seoul will be held at COVID-19

Farewell ceremony with the late mayor of Seoul Park Won soon, will be online within the framework of measures to combat the coronavirus, the Agency Renhap with reference to the member of the funeral Committee.

The body of the mayor is currently at the Seoul national University hospital and will be transferred to city hall on Monday morning. Farewell ceremony to begin at 8: 30 (02.30 GMT).

In South Korea, has identified 44 new cases of infection with coronavirus

South Korea has registered 44 new cases COVID-19 per day, the total number of infected people has increased to 13 417 of them have recovered 12 178, 289 people were killed, said the organization of the Centers for control and disease prevention (KCDC) under the Ministry of health.

The whole of June in South Korea, all new local clusters COVID-19 and growth in the number of imported cases caused daily periodic jump in the number of infected. On 20 June, it reached 67, and 22 June – 17 people. In the last two weeks the daily number of new infected in the country is held in the corridor of 30-70 people.

In South Korea there was a petition against the magnificent funeral of the mayor of Seoul

More than 267 thousand South Koreans have signed a petition against holding a five-day funeral of the mayor of Seoul Park Won-soon. The document is available on the website of the presidential administration of South Korea in the section where anyone can create a petition.

Earlier it was reported that scheduled for Monday the funeral will last for five days in accordance with the special regulations for the burial of the mayor. Usually the funeral in South Korea lasts for three days. Media wrote that President moon Jae In plans to send a wreath to the funeral Park Won-soon, as they have to visit the head of the presidential administration But Yong-Min and senior Secretary to the President for political Affairs Kan No Jun.

The mayor of Seoul before his death canceled the lunch with the Prime Minister of South Korea

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.

The mayor of Seoul in the suicide note, apologized to all the people and family

Found dead in the night of Friday, the mayor of the capital of South Korea Seoul Park Won-soon in his suicide note apologized to all citizens and his family and asked them to cremate him, reports the Yonhap news Agency.

As reported, a source from the city administration on Friday transferred the contents of the note in the hospital of Seoul University, where the body of mayor transported after its discovery, and where he built a place for remembrance.

On the body of the mayor of Seoul did not find traces of violent death

Seoul police said that traces of violent death on the body of the mayor of Seoul Park Won-soon no, Reuters reported.

Previously, the Agency Renhap with reference to the police reported that the mayor is found dead after hours-long search operation. The body was discovered in the mountains of Bugaksan in the North of the capital.

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