12 March 2020 – Announced workplace virus prevention guidelines

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Type of Intervention: Physical distancing
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Level of Jurisdiction: National
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Overview: The Ministry of Health and Welfare announced workplace guidelines to prevent the spread of COVID-19, after an incidence of cluster infections at a Seoul call center.

The guidelines recommended that businesses set up emergency contact lists and designate managers in charge of quarantine activities. The guidelines moreover recommended twice-daily fever checks on all employees, staggering employee working hours, and adopting remote working as much as possible.
Full details here: http://www.mohw.go.kr/eng/nw/nw0101vw.jsp?PAR_MENU_ID=1007&MENU_ID=100701&page=1&CONT_SEQ=353543