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From GwangHwaMoon(광화문) Rally to Church and Ping pong club, Gwangju's cluster infection continuing

광화문 집회→교회, 깜깜이 확진→탁구장…광주 집단감염 속출

From GwangHwaMoon(광화문) Rally to Church and Ping pong club, Gwangju's cluster infection continuing

There were some 30 patients confirmed to be infected from a church where a patient attended the church services. The patient had participated at the GwangHwaMoon(광화문) Rally on Aug. 15th.

However, there are other group infection cases appearing from unclear routes of infection.

According to Gwangju City on Aug. 27th, there were 39 infection cases reported in the City on Aug. 26th. Also, there were 15 additional cases confirmed to be infected as of 8am today.

Therefore, a total of 39 patients within a day is the biggest number of patients since the first cases appeared on Feb. 3rd within the region.

Therefore, there were 54 cases confirmed to be infected in 2 days, with 30  related to the SeongLim(성림) Baptist Church. Also, among the remaining cases, 1 is related to the GwangHwaMoon(광화문) rally, 10 to DongGwangJu(동광주) Ping Pong Club, 4 related to cleaning services, another 4 to other regions and those who made contact with former patients, as well as 1 overseas entrant.

However, there are further possibilities for additional infection cases as their transportation routes are currently under investigation.



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