South Korea has officially implemented what could and should be viewed as approaching the soft-peddling of Martial Law Sunday, when the South Korean president raised their Virus Alert Level to the highest setting possible as COVID19 cases balloon in that nation.
Korea Herald reports:
South Korea said Sunday it has decided to raise its alert level against the COVID-19 virus to “highest” in its latest heightened response to the confirmation of hundreds of additional cases over the weekend.
“The COVID-19 incident has been confronted by a grave watershed,” President Moon Jae-in said as he publicly announced the measure…
The president said the government and the local authorities should not hesitate to take “unprecedented powerful” measures to contain the viral disease without being limited by “regulations” […]