South Korea: Religious cult the site of COVID outbreak

SOUTH KOREA: RELIGIOUS CULT THE SITE OF COVID OUTBREAK

Reuters ยท Published 2 days ago

A little-known sect, led by a pastor who pokes eyes to heal, is at the center of a COVID-19 outbreak in South Korea. In the tiny church, in a town of 427 residents in Cheonan city, south of Seoul, at least 241 people linked to the religious community have tested positive for the virus, according to a city official.