South Korea’s Prime Minister Chung Sye-kyun said on Monday that his government is planning legal action against some Protestant churches for going ahead with their services, defying the ban on social gatherings.

The move comes after the government claim that social distancing measures have shown positive results. South Korea on Monday said that it has reported the lowest daily figure of new COVID-19 or novel coronavirus infection since its outbreak.

Health authorities said that the efforts of the government have also resulted in the recovery of a 93-year-old woman from the COVID-19, reported Yonhap News Agency, South Korea’s official

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