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Multiple COVID-19 cases at Ballymoney Church

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BT Coleraine

EXCLUSIVE: A Ballymoney church has been forced to close temporarily after dozens of its congregation contracted COVID-19.

It’s believed to be the first church in Northern Ireland to have multiple cases of the disease.

Hebron Free Presbyterian Church on Market street closed for two weeks towards the end of last month because of the outbreak.

The Reverend David Park says the building is due to reopen this Sunday but this will be reviewed by the church governing body tonight.

Social media posts suggest there could be as many as fifty members of the congregation affected.

The Reverend Park says he can’t confirm exact numbers except to say there are multiple cases.

The pastor says decisive action was taken to close the church immediately and it has since undergone a deep clean in line with government guidelines.

Commenting on the outbreak Ballymoney Councillor Darryl Wilson said “Unfortunately cases of COVID-19 have infiltrated every aspect of our personal and professional lives, and while the majority will recover from the illness, we all have a duty to protect those who fall into the vulnerable category including our familiy, friends, loved ones and work colleagues.

I would therefore reiterate the call from public health officials for members of the public to adhere to public health guidance. I would like to wish all impacted a full and speedy recovery.”

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