South Korea will be limiting visas to Bangladeshi citizens along with Pakistani citizens from June 23, announced the country’s Health Minister Park Neunghoo on Sunday June 21. As per the minister, the measure is taken following high percentage of coronavirus cases detected among the citizens arriving at the country from the two countries. There will be some exceptions including those for diplomats and essential business personnel with this regard, reports CNN.
Currently all arrivals in South Korea are required to be tested and quarantine for two weeks.
South Korea now has 12,421 coronavirus cases with 48 new cases reported on June 21. Of the new cases, 40 are local. The country has witnessed 280 deaths so far from the virus.
On the other hand, the number of coronavirus cases in Bangladesh now stands at 112,306 with 1,464 deaths till June 21.