Flattening the Curve on COVID-19

April 16, 2020



During the three months since the first case of COVID-19 hit the country, Korea has introduced a number of innovative responses to contain the outbreak. A recent in-depth piece released by the Korean government comprehensively summarizes how Korea has taken various measures using ICT to flatten the curve on COVID-19. It details how Korea has tested, traced, and treated COVID-19 cases. The document has been prepared jointly by the Ministry of Economy and Finance, Ministry of Science and ICT, Ministry of the Interior and Safety, Ministry of Health and Welfare, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, and the Korean Intellectual Property Office.

Read Flattening the curve on COVID-19: How Korea responded to a pandemic using ICT (Source: ROK Ministry of Economy and Finance).

Table of Contents:

1.     Introduction


3.     ICT locates COVID-19 with speedy TESTS

4.     ICT quickly TRACES COVID-19

5.     ICT facilitates COVID-19 TREATMENT

6.     ICT FLATTENS the curve on COVID-19

7.     Conclusion