In South Korea, the streets of popular Seoul shopping district Myeong-dong are nearly empty - and those who have ventured out are wearing anti-virus masks. The country recorded more than 400 new coronavirus infections on Thursday, setting a new daily record.
South Korea releases surveillance footage that shows the destruction of the inter-Korean liaison office in Kaesong. The video shows smoke rising from a long-shuttered industrial zone, where the office was set up less than two years ago. Analysts say Pyongyang may be seeking to manufacture a crisis to increase pressure on Seoul while nuclear negotiations with Washington are at a standstill.
In South Korea, parliamentary elections went ahead this week despite the threat of Covid-19. We meet a 19-year-old first-time voter and IT whizz, who has created an app to track people infected with the coronavirus.