South Korea begins fining people not wearing masks

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA (AP) — South Korea has reported its biggest daily jump in COVID-19 cases in 70 days as the government began fining people who fail to wear masks in public.

The 191 cases added to the country’s caseload yesterday represented the sixth consecutive day of over 100 and the highest daily increase since September 4 when authorities reported 198 new infections.

More details on Weekend’s Borneo Bulletin