middle and high school teacher appointment test will be held today (21st), and nearly 40 confirmed patients came from one of the Noryangjin academies in Seoul where the test takers attended.
There were some opinions that the test should be postponed because contagion may occur again at the test site, but the education authorities decided to proceed with the test as scheduled.
This is reporter Ahn Sang-woo.
So far, there are 39 confirmed cases from Noryangjin Academy.
Until then, the number of students increased by 37 yesterday only after two students were first confirmed, and confirmed cases occurred in the metropolitan area, as well as in Jeonbuk, Gwangju, and Chungcheong areas.
Health officials have made self-isolation of all 214 close contacts.
All confirmed candidates took a physical education class on the 14th at this academy, and the class was held from 9 am to 6 pm in the classroom on the four floors of the building.
In one classroom, as many as 120 people took classes, and the building did not have male and female toilets on each floor, so it was confirmed that each floor was moved to each floor during breaks.
[People who will take the appointment examination (contact person): The elevator would have been used as well, and it would not be a problem only in the classroom.
There was also a petition for the Blue House citizens requesting a postponement of the exam, and the educational authorities decided to take the exam today as scheduled.
Examination for confirmed patients is restricted, but candidates who are notified of quarantine may take the test separately from general candidates if the test results are negative.