Candidate Ho-Young Jung for Minister of Health and Welfare announced today (23rd) that he would resign as a candidate, saying, "I will be a keystone for the success of the Yun Seok-Yeol government and for the cooperation between the opposition and the opposition."

Candidate Chung issued a statement through the Ministry of Health and Welfare at around 9:30 tonight, saying, "Many allegations have been proven to be false, but apart from these facts, there are issues that are lacking in the eyes of the public, and I want to humbly accept such criticisms." He said this.

Candidate Chung said, "Now, I will return to the community as a medical professional and support the success of the Yun Seok-yeol administration."

He added, "I would like to express my apologies to anyone who has felt uncomfortable because of me, and I would be grateful if you could release all your feelings through today's decision.