COVID Positive? In South Korea, You Might Be Barred From Voting.

Individuals forced to quarantine at-home due to COVID-19 may be unable to vote in South Korea’s upcoming presidential election. “Concerns are mounting over whether COVID-19 patients will be unable to cast their votes for the 20th presidential election, as those confirmed with the virus after the mail-in ballot registration period may be unable to report to voting booths on March 9,” explained the Korea Herald. The country’s National Election Commission has a five-day window where it’s accepting applications for mail-in ballots, which are available to COVID-19 patients housed in treatment centers and those in isolation or self-quarantine. “Those who register within