Workers wearing protective suits spray disinfectant as a precaution against the new coronavirus at a factory in Pyongyang. Photo: Korean Central News Agency/ APWorkers wearing protective suits spray disinfectant as a precaution against the new coronavirus at a factory in Pyongyang. Photo: Korean Central News Agency/ AP
Workers wearing protective suits spray disinfectant as a precaution against the new coronavirus at a factory in Pyongyang. Photo: Korean Central News Agency/ AP

Coronavirus: nearly 200 North Korea soldiers ‘die from outbreak government refuses to acknowledge’

  • Pyongyang’s official stance remains that the North is free of the virus, with the cloistered nation stubbornly resisting calls for greater transparency
  • But South Korean media outlets report that hundreds have died in the secretive state, with many thousands more in quarantine

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Workers wearing protective suits spray disinfectant as a precaution against the new coronavirus at a factory in Pyongyang. Photo: Korean Central News Agency/ APWorkers wearing protective suits spray disinfectant as a precaution against the new coronavirus at a factory in Pyongyang. Photo: Korean Central News Agency/ AP
Workers wearing protective suits spray disinfectant as a precaution against the new coronavirus at a factory in Pyongyang. Photo: Korean Central News Agency/ AP
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