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Seoul Provides Masks with Replaceable Filters to Foreigners in Blind Spots

Seoul announced it will distribute 100,000 masks with replaceable filters to international students who find it difficult to obtain masks and foreigners without health insurance.

With the “5-day rotation system for mask distribution” in place, foreigners are required to present their alien registration card and certificate of health insurance when purchasing masks. However, almost every international student is without insurance or finds it difficult to purchase masks due to the language barrier or other living conditions.

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Therefore, the Seoul Metropolitan Government decided to provide masks along with replaceable filters to international students and foreign workers at 40 universities located in Seoul and foreigner support facilities.

International students can receive a cotton mask with five replaceable filters through the university with which they are associated and migrant workers can receive them through six global migrant centers, as well as the Seoul Global Center and the Southwest Seoul Global Center.

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#Name of InstitutionQuantity
1Catholic University of Korea100
2Reformed Graduate University70
3Konkuk University2,600
4Kyonggi University650
5Kyung Hee University4,400
6Korea University3,600
7Kwangwoon University1,100
8Kookmin University2,800
9Kukje Theological University and Seminary320
10Duksung Women’s University140
11Dongguk University2,000
12Dongbang Culture University50
13Dongyang Mirae University160
14Myongji University1,400
15Sahmyook University280
16Sangmyung University2,400
17Sogang University2,500
18Seokyeong University900
19Seoul National University of Science and Technology1,200
20Seoul Christian University80
21Seoul National University2,500
22University of Seoul900
23Seoul Women’s University180
24Sungkyunkwan University3,800
25Sungshin Women’s University250
26Sejong University2,700
27Sookmyung Women’s University400
28Soongsil University2,530
29Yonsei University3,700
30Ewha Woman’s University2,300
31Presbyterian University and Theological Seminary100
32Chung-Ang University3,850
33Chongshin University100
34Korean Bible University130
35Korea National University of Arts130
36Hankuk University of Foreign Studies2,700
37Hallym University of Graduate Studies110
38Hansung University570
39Hanyang University4,100
40Hongik University2,300
41Seoul Global Center5,000
42Southwest Seoul Global Center4,900
43Seongdong Global Migrant Center5,000
44Seongbuk Global Migrant Center5,000
45Eunpyeong Global Migrant Center5,000
46Yangcheon Global Migrant Center5,000
47Geumcheon Global Migrant Center5,000
48Gangdong Global Migrant Center5,000
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Source: Seoul Metropolitan Government

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