Thus, for the two days of May 13 and 14, alone, North Korea recorded a total of 27 deaths and 524,440 new cases of fever of unknown origin. North Korea says 243,630 people have recovered and 280,810 people are still in quarantine. North Korean media did not specify how many cases of fever and deaths were confirmed to be due to Covid-19.
North Korea imposed a nationwide lockdown on May 12 after recording its first case of Covid-19. During a meeting on anti-virus strategy on May 14, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un described the new outbreak as a disaster for the country, and called for unity between the government and people. to prevent the epidemic as soon as possible.
Kim Jong Un expressed optimism that North Korea can control the Covid-19 outbreak, and said most of the infections are occurring in isolated communities and not spreading from the region. from one area to another.
Since May 12, North Korea has applied strict epidemic prevention measures such as restricting the movement of people and the movement and transportation of goods between cities and districts.
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