Two major communities in South Korea on Wednesday delayed their religious events due to the spread of coronavirus.
The United Christian Churches of Korea, which mostly comprises Protestants, said the Easter parade set to take place on April 12 will be postponed for two months, Yonhap news reported.
It will be replaced by an online chapel.
The Southeast Asian country’s Buddhist community, meanwhile, also announced deferring Buddha’s birthday celebrations.
“The ritual to celebrate Buddha’s birthday, scheduled to be held on April 30, will be put off to May 30,” the Association of Korea Buddhist told a news conference in