Lim Yeon-hee, the chief organizer of the Seoul trend present, mentioned she hoped to create a cheerful vibe after the nation went via months of grueling anti-virus campaigns.
“Your entire world is in a tricky state of affairs as a consequence of COVID-19,” mentioned Lim, carrying a glittering pink mask matching the type of her out-sized fedora.
“Along with financial stoop, actions in tradition, arts, and sports activities have additionally been lowered. … We should all work collectively to beat the disaster.”
Comparable mask-themed trend reveals have been held in main cities akin to Paris and Shanghai.
South Korea’s Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention reported 41 newly confirmed circumstances of COVID-19 earlier Friday, bringing the national caseload to 13,979, together with 298 deaths.
The nation has been reporting 20 to 60 new circumstances per day since easing social distancing measures in early Could. Many of the infections have come from the densely populated Seoul metropolitan space, the place about half of South Korea’s 51 million folks stay.