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Starting November 13, a fine of up to 100,000 won for not wearing masks in a public facilities

November 19, 2020l Hit 2057
Starting November 13, a fine of up to 100,000 won for not wearing masks in a public facilities


Subject to imposition

If the mask is not worn

Wearing a mask but not covering the mouth and nose completely

Covering the face with clothing such as a mesh or valve type mask or scarf

Accepted Mask Type
: KF94, KF80, anti droplet masks, surgical masks, cloth masks, disposable masks, etc.
  The mandatory wearing of masks is applied differently depending on the social distancing stage between facilities and locations at risk of spreading infectious diseases  
Social Distancing Stage 1: Focus on General Management Facilities (23 types), public transportation, assembly/demonstration, medical institutions/pharmacies, nursing facilities and day/night shelters facilities, religious facilities, indoor sports stadiums, high-risk workplaces (call centers, distribution and logistics centers, Meetings and events with the participation of more than 500 agreed by the local government
Division Target facility
Priority Management Facility
(9 types)
5types of entertainment facilities (entertainment bars such as clubs and room salons, karaoke bars, romantic bars, collatech, and hunting pocha)
Singing practice room Indoor performance areas Direct sales promotion such as door-to-door sales
Restaurant, cafes (general restaurant, leisure restaurant, bakeries)
General management facility
(14 types)
computer shop wedding hall funeral Academy(including classroom) Vocational Training Institute
Bathhouse Performance hall Movie theater Amusement park·Water park
Amusement room·Multi-room, etc.
Indoor sports facilities Esthetics and beauty businesses Stores, marts and department stores Reading rooms and study cafes

Social Distancing Stage 1.5: Including outdoor sports arena in stage 1 facilities

Social distancing stage 2: The whole indoor and outdoor where high-risk activities are carried out

Social distancing steps 2.5 and 3: The whole indoor and outdoors where a distance of 2m or more is not maintained

It is mandatory for managers(operators) and employees as well as users to wear masks

Facilities and places subject to fines can be adjusted for each local government in consideration of the COVID19 epidemic


Target for Exception

A person with developmental disabilities, etc. who is unable to wear or take off a mask without help from others

A person determined by doctors who have difficulty on breathing when wearing a mask

Those who have not turned 14years old.

When washing your face, taking food, doing medical practice, in the swimming pool, and public bathhouse, etc.

Inevitable situations where you have to show your face in a performance, etc.

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