Concerns about the spread of corona related to educational facilities of missionary organizations in Daejeon are becoming reality.

In addition to Daejeon, 109 people were diagnosed with coronavirus overnight at missionary facilities in Gwangju Metropolitan City.

With so many confirmed cases related to missionary organizations, the number of new confirmed cases, which had remained in the 300-400 range, is expected to increase again today (27th) to 500.

Reporter Minjung Kim reports.

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dark night.

Popularity is felt through the dim lights of the windows.

This is the TCS International School in Gwangsan-gu, Gwangju, where 109 confirmed cases last night.

It is an unauthorized educational facility operated by members of the IM Mission Church, where a bunch of confirmed patients came out recently in Daejeon, etc., and camp mission camps have been in progress since the 18th.

[Neighboring residents: I heard that they are coming nationwide.

(I know.) The

number of people involved in training camps is 135 people, including students and faculty members, who

run a restaurant as well as children's meals


Of these, 109 were tested positive for Corona 19.

Most of the confirmed cases were confirmed as underage trainees aged 6 to 19 years old.

An official at TCS International School said that the trainees who were diagnosed were separated overnight.

[Official at TCS International School in Gwangju-gu, Gwangju: I decided to give you a list now (at the city hall), but we are doing it from the separation of children.)]

Gwangju City plans to transfer the confirmed patients to a life treatment center near the actual residence, saying that more than half of the trainees in the facility are residents of other regions.

The number of confirmed cases related to Gwangju TCS International School increased to 146, including 37 in Buk-gu and 109 in Gwangsan-gu.

The quarantine authorities are planning to conduct an epidemiological investigation, such as the association with the Daejeon IEM International School, where a bunch of confirmed cases were found to determine the exact path of infection.

With more than 100 confirmed cases occurring at night, the number of new corona confirmed cases is expected to exceed 500 today.