Authorities said today (one day) that a patient in their 70s who died at the end of last month went to a religious meeting other than the Incheon church you just saw. Health officials said yesterday that 24 out of 35 additional confirmed cases arose from such church deprivation, and urged them to refrain from meetings in person.

Reporter Nam Joo-hyun continues.


81 cases from six groups have been reported since the last month of the corona19.

It is a collective infection that occurred in the Seoul metropolitan area except for one in Gumi, and no source of infection has been identified.

The largest number of confirmed church-related meetings, such as the Incheon Lantern Church, were found in the original language Bible study group.

[Kwak Jin / Director, Patient Management Team, Central Defense Response Headquarters: Confirmed on May 20, it was reported that he died during treatment on May 24. There are some

cases where the progress from the point of confirmation to death has progressed a little faster.] Health authorities were concerned about the spread of corona19 through the study group and the study group.

This is because, unlike the Itaewon Club or Coupang-related group infection, which had a large number of young and older adults, there are many high-risk elderly people and the masks are not well protected due to the nature of the meeting.

In the epidemiological survey of Michuhol-gu, Incheon, a couple of pastors who were worshiping at home was confirmed in most places without a mask, and pastors who attended a church meeting on the evening of the 29th of last month confirmed that most of the pastors wore and took off the mask. That's it.

[Eunkyung Kyung / Disease Management Headquarters: Since we are intimate people, we believe that it would have been difficult to keep a mask or to keep these areas well.]

Health authorities refrain from face-to-face meetings, visits to multi-use facilities, and keep the distance and mask when inevitably gathered Wearing it, but repeatedly asked him to refrain from eating or singing.

(Video coverage: Mincheol Kim, Yongwoo Kim, Video editing: Jongtae Kim)