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Gwangju considering 3rd level Social Distancing measures due to Church cluster infection

광주광역시, 교회 집단 감염 발생에 거리 두기 3단계 격상 검토

Gwangju considering 3rd level Social Distancing measures due to Church cluster infection

 

Gwangju City is considering elevating the Social Distancing measures to the 3rd level. This is following the cluster infection cases that appeared related to a church located within the City.

 

The church had 28 cases of COVID 19 patients that are related to the GwangHwaMoon(광화문) Rally.

 

Therefore, there will be a Private and Government Joint Countermeasures Committee called on Aug. 27th at 11am to discuss the measures.

 

Gwangju City Mayor Lee YongSeob(이용섭) said that "there will be discussions whether to elevate the Social Distancing measures to the 3rd level or remain at the 2nd degree with reinforced measures."

 

Such a cluster infection case incident occurred as the local 284th patient had falsely testified about transportation routes.

 

The patient had participated the GwangHwaMoon(광화문) rally on Aug. 15th in Seoul. Afterward, they participated in a church service 3 times. However, they hid such information in their testimony.

 

Therefore, there were 28 members of the same church that were infected

 

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