North Korea Says Covid Outbreak Is Spreading Fast

Summary by Ground News
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un urges ruling party members to launch an all-out effort to defeat a COVID-19 outbreak. 21 more people were confirmed killed by the coronavirus Friday, Kyodo news agency reported. More than 174,400 infections have now been reported nationwide.
North Korea Says Covid Outbreak Is Spreading Fast
7 days ago

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BBC News

North Korea: Covid outbreak a great disaster, says Kim Jong-un

North Korea's leader blames the outbreak on bureaucratic and medical incompetence.

7 days ago·United Kingdom
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Sydney Morning Herald

‘Great turmoil’: Dozens die in North Korea as Kim admits scale of COVID outbreak

Authorities in North Korea, which does not have a vaccination program, have blamed the deaths on “careless” citizens taking unapproved medicines.

7 days ago·Sydney, Australia
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New York Times

North Korea Says Its Covid Outbreak Is Spreading Fast

State media reported 21 new deaths and a huge jump in suspected cases on Saturday, but it was unclear how many had been definitively linked to the coronavirus.

7 days ago·New York, United States
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The Telegraph

Covid outbreak a 'great disaster' for North Korea, says Kim Jong-un

Two days after confirming its first cases of Covid, the government said 21 people had died

7 days ago·London, United Kingdom
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Russia Today [🇷🇺-affiliated]

North Korea suffers major spike in fever cases

Officials tallied a near ten-fold jump in new patients in the space of just 24 hours North Korea has reported a massive surge in a mysteri

7 days ago·Russian Federation
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UPI

North Korea: Covid Kills 21 People in a Single Day | Al Bawaba

The quickening spread of COVID-19 has plunged North Korea into the "greatest turmoil" since its founding 74 years ago, leader Kim Jong Un declared Satur

7 days ago·Washington, United States
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