The COVID-19 pandemic, which first began in Wuhan, China, in late 2019, has spread across the world. The global economy struggles in the outbreak and South Korea is no exception.
South Korea faced a steep increase of confirmed cases of COVID-19 reaching over 10,000 in February 2020. Small businesses operators face the biggest crisis of their lives as a result.
The South Korean government introduces various measures to help them. The small business operators, however, find them insufficient.