South Korea holds elections under strict safety measures amid coronavirus pandemic

Media members cover inside a polling station for upcoming parliamentary election in Seoul, South Korea, April 14, 2020. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji - RC254G97KGMX

Strict measures have been put in place to ensure voter safety. Image: REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

Hyonhee Shin
Journalist, Reuters
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A voter wearing plastic gloves casts a ballot at a polling station during the parliamentary election, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID19) pandemic, in Seoul, South Korea, April 15, 2020. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji
Plastic gloves are mandatory for voters. Image: REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji
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