A man wearing a face mask rides an electric scooter in front of the Daegu branch of the Shincheonji Church of Jesus. Anger and frustration at the controversial church has grown, after a cluster of infections were linked to it. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: in South Korea, mounting anger, rumours over Shincheonji church as cases rise

  • The spike in Covid-19 cases has heightened interest in the controversial church, which accounts for over half of the country’s infections
  • Anger and mistrust reached a peak when an online post detailed its alleged plans to infiltrate traditional churches to spread the virus
Topic |   Coronavirus South Korea
A man wearing a face mask rides an electric scooter in front of the Daegu branch of the Shincheonji Church of Jesus. Anger and frustration at the controversial church has grown, after a cluster of infections were linked to it. Photo: AFP
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