[Seoul = Tatsuya Tokiyoshi]On the 9th, South Korean epidemic prevention authorities have taken four stages of epidemic prevention measures in the Tokyo metropolitan area, including Seoul, as the number of new coronavirus infections per day is renewing a record high every day. Announced that it will be raised to the highest level. The period is from 12 days to 2 weeks, and the highest level is applied for the first time in Corona. Private meetings of three or more people after 6 pm will be restricted, and events and meetings will be prohibited. According to statistics released by the epidemic prevention authorities on the 9th, the number of newly infected people on the 8th increased by 41 from the previous day to 1316, a record high for the second consecutive day. As the number of outdoor drinkers is increasing due to the shortening of restaurant business hours, the city of Seoul has issued an administrative order prohibiting late-night and early-morning drinks in major parks prior to the government’s measures.