Overnight, 52 patients were confirmed nationwide, and three confirmed in Seoul. Starting today (September 21), Seoul has said it will ban rallies for the time being to prevent the spread of Corona19.
This is reporter Seo Dong-kyun.
The reason Seoul has banned the rally in downtown plazas is to protect those who are vulnerable to infectious diseases.
[Park Won-soon / Seoul Mayor: We would like to take another special measure to protect the elderly who are vulnerable to infectious diseases. Seoul will stop using the Seoul Plaza, Cheonggye Plaza, and Gwanghwamun Square.
Seoul says the action is in accordance with legislation to prevent infectious diseases.
In the event of a violation, a maximum fine of 3 million won will be imposed.
After today, we have decided to notify organizations that plan to hold large meetings.
However, some groups are still planning to take action with the police, as the rally will continue.
He also said that it is necessary to close the close contact space, as well as the Sinchonji Church in Seoul.
As a result of this action, access to the Shinchon branch church facilities that were operated in offices such as Yeongdeungpo-gu, Nowon-gu, and Seodaemun-gu, Seoul was restricted.
[Park Won-soon / Seoul Mayor: In Seoul, the person who attended Shinchonji Church was confirmed as a confirmed patient. It is necessary to take special measures against this worship and meeting of the Xintiandi Church. .]
Seoul also asked for volunteers to visit or contact the Daegu Sincheonji Church.
In addition, 3,467 social welfare facilities, including the Elderly Welfare Center and the Comprehensive Social Welfare Center, were also temporarily closed.
Park Won-soon "No Gwanghwamun Rally-Closed Sincheonji Church in Seoul"
Overnight, 52 patients were confirmed nationwide, and three confirmed in Seoul. Seoul has said it will ban the rally for the time being to prevent the spread of Corona19.