Cinema closures in S. Korea hit 12-year high in 2020 on coronavirus

Yonhap News Agency,
26 January 2021, Korea, Rep

 The number of cinema closures soared to a 12-year high in 2020 in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, data showed Tuesday.

A total of 81 movie theaters closed shop across the nation last year, nearly double from the 43 shutdowns a year earlier, according to the data from the Ministry of the Interior and Safety.