- Lee Man-hee, the founder and spiritual leader of Shincheonji Church of Jesus, held a news conference on Monday and apologized for South Korea’s coronavirus outbreak, which has, in large part, been traced to the secretive sect’s Daegu city branch.
- “We made our utmost efforts, but were unable to prevent it all,” said Lee, as the country’s COVID-19 cases surpassed 4,300 people. Twenty-six patients have died, officials say.
- Shincheonji found itself at the center of a spike in COVID-19 cases after a 61-year-old churchgoer in Daegu tested positive and caused a “super-spreader” event.
- Korean health officials have found that Lee’s older brother’s funeral was read more >>>
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