a boarding school in Daejeon, run by a mission, 127 students and faculty members were diagnosed with coronavirus.
This boarding school was in the blind spot of the educational authorities as it was unlicensed, and there are 15 more boarding schools nationwide run by this mission.
Reporter Kim Hyung-rae reports.
is the IM Mission building in Jung-gu, Daejeon.
At the IEM International School run by this mission, 127 people were diagnosed with Corona 19 until yesterday (24th).
Previously, two students of this school went to homes in Suncheon, Jeollanam-do and Pohang, Gyeongsangbuk-do on the weekend, and were confirmed positive. As a result of additional tests of 146 students and faculty members at the facility, Daejeon City confirmed that 125 were positive.
This facility is a boarding school in which students live 24 hours a day, and it is operated without authorization, so the educational authorities could not know in advance.
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The problem with this mission, Seoul It is said that, while operating educational facilities called TCS International School in 15 places including Busan and Jeollanam-do, until recently, an admissions presentation was held with parents from all over the country.
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some of these facilities, teachers and several students did not properly wear masks. It was also spotted that the quarantine regulations were not followed, such as shouting slogans in a crowd.
Daejeon City announced that it would conduct a thorough investigation on these unauthorized educational facilities in consultation with the Office of Education.