The number of confirmed patients related to Sarangjeil Church in Seoul increased by 22.

So far, the total is 1,139 people.

Despite this, Pastor Kwang-Hoon Jeon's side is repeating the position that the church is not at fault. Gyeonggi Province has accused the police of 20 people who have not yet been tested even after attending Sarangjeil Church.

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Pastor Kwang-Hoon Jeon, who criticized President Moon Jae-in by holding a press conference yesterday (2nd) right after he was discharged, expressed displeasure in the search for seizure related to Sarangjeil Church through a lawyer today.

[Attorney Kang Yeon-jae / Pastor Kwang-Hoon Jeon Attorney: Yesterday, President Moon Jae-in said that he was Mr. Jeon Kwang-hoon and said, "It is a red pitfall."

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former pastor's side argued that seizing and searching his home and church had nothing to do with the coronavirus quarantine, and argued that linking the church with the spread of Corona 19 was fake news and defamation.

[Attorney Yeon-Jae Kang / Pastor Kwang-Hoon Jeon Attorney: As if there were more than 1,000 confirmed cases spread by Sarangjeil Church, and I do not agree on a single thing to say as if they were all spread as the main culprit of the current corona infection.]

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He expressed the position that there has been no discussion regarding the holding of the National Foundation Day assembly.

[Pastor Kwang-Hoon Jeon's side: (Is there a meeting scheduled for October 3rd?) You're still going too far for that.

No schedule has been set internally yet.


Gyeonggi Province has accused the police of 20 people who have not yet been tested for the Sarangjeil Church.

The citizens of Gyeonggi Province visited Sarangjeil Church on the 7th of last month for worship or small groups, but they are not complying with the administrative order for diagnostic tests.

(Video coverage: Kim Sung-il, video editing: Lee Seung-jin) 

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