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COVID-19 Social Distancing Regulations

Disclaimer: this page summarizes the current social distancing rules in the hope that the information is useful for SNU's International Community. The contents are compiled and updated regularly by OIA to the best of our knowledge and capabilities. Nevertheless, the information presented here may be incomplete or outdated, and OIA cannot be held responsible for any inaccuracies.

Last update: May 23, 2023, 15:00

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Recent important changes:
  • All mask mandates have been suspended except for large hospitals.
  • Covid-infected people do not have to quarantine anymore, but a five-day period of self-isolation is recommended.

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Thursday, June 1 until further notice

The following rules come into effect Thursday, June 1, 2023.

  • Masks do not have to be worn anymore except in large hospitals with over 50 people.
  • All other social distancing regulations have been suspended until further notice.
  • No quarantine after a confirmed Covid infection
    If you suspect or are confirmed with a Covid infection, a quarantine is no longer mandatory, however, you are encouraged to self-isolate for five days.
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