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Jeju Island expects 200,000 visitors over Chuseok holiday; asks visitors to get tested for COVID-19 before arrival Updated: 2021-09-14 09:52:27 KST

You have been emphasizing the surge of cases in the capital region for some time.
Now we're just days away from a major holiday Chuseok when millions of people are going to be on the move.
The southern island of Jeju is a popular tourist spot for people in Korea and we've been reporting that there will be special virus prevention measures there during the extended break.

That's right, Mark South Korea's southern-most island of Jeju a popular resort region is expected to see some 200-thousand visitors starting Friday.
Many of them heading from the capital region.
That said, the island's local authorities are requesting that people take a COVID-19 test before visiting.
If a visitor comes and is found to be a carrier of COVID-19 they will be penalized for any negative consequences of their visit .
In addition, additional man-power will be deployed at the airport to screen the temperatures of those arriving.
Testing centers on the island will operate normal business hours during the holidays and the medical response team will be available 24 hours a day throughout the period.
Reporter : tkim@arirang.com
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