The administrative order limiting gatherings at beaches in Busan has been enhanced as the social distancing level has been raised to Level 3 in the Busan area starting July 21, 2021.
The administration order includes prohibiting night drinking and eating with more than 1 person between 6 p.m. and 6 a.m. at seven beaches, including Haeundae, Songjeong, Gwangalli, Songdo, Dadaepo, Ilgwang, and Imnang, and imposes mandatory mask-wearing on beaches, nearby parks and beach roads 24-hours a day.
Groups of more than 5 gathered together is also prohibited.
Measures are in effect until:
Haeundae-gu (Haeundae beach, Songjeong beach) – Effective June 8 to August 31, 2021
Suyeong-gu (Gwangalli beach, Millak Waterside Park) – Effective June 18 to September 30, 2021
Seo-gu (Songdo beach) – Effective July 1 to August 31, 2021
Saha-gu (Dadaepo beach) – Effective July 1 to August 31, 2021
Gijang-gun (Ilgwang beach, Imnang beach) – Effective July 1 to August 31, 2021
The city has also said that if Busan rises to level 4, closing the beaches at night or entirely may be a possibility.