The agriculture ministry says 20 billion won has been set aside to offer rebates to users of food delivery apps to promote social distancing and support local restaurants amid the pandemic.
Under the program, the government will provide a 10,000 won refund to those who make more than four orders worth at least 20,000 won each on participating food delivery apps.
The program is set to start Wednesday,
Authorities are enforcing the toughest Level 4 social distancing in the greater Seoul area, which include rules that limit the size of group gatherings and business hours for restaurants.
Most all other regions have implemented Level 3 measures.
Currently, restaurants and cafes nationwide are banned from having dine-in customers after 10:00 p.m., making them rely more on delivery services.