0221 Shincheonji Church of Jesus Closed Down Its Churches and Affiliated Buildings from 18 February
Shincheonji Church of Jesus Closed Down Its Churches and Affiliated Buildings from 18 February
Completed Disinfection of All Buildings by the 21st…Actively Cooperating with Quarantine Authorities and Local Governments
Starting from 18 February, Shincheonji Church of Jesus carried out indoor disinfection, and completed disinfection of its 74 churches and affiliated buildings across the nation by the 21st through public health offices and other facilities.
Since 18 February, the Headquarters of Shincheonji Church of Jesus has closed down all Shincheonji churches and their affiliated buildings, including the headquarters office, and has halted all activities, such as meetings, evangelizing, etc.
In addition, Shincheonji provided a list of all Daegu Church members and a list of all congregation members who visited the Daegu Church to public health authorities, and each public health facility. It instructed them to go into self-quarantine and contact public health facilities, and they are currently going through COVID-19 check-up.
Shincheonji Church of Jesus said, “We find it deeply regrettable that Korean citizens have been infected with the novel coronavirus infectious disease (COVID-19), which has caused many to be concerned. We are making our utmost effort to follow the instructions of quarantine authorities and local governments and providing all the information requested by public health authorities. We will continue to fully cooperate with the authorities.”
21st of February, 2020
Shincheonji Church of Jesus