Pedestrians wear face masks in Pyongyang, as North Korea maintains that there are no coronavirus infections in the country yet. Photo: APPedestrians wear face masks in Pyongyang, as North Korea maintains that there are no coronavirus infections in the country yet. Photo: AP
Pedestrians wear face masks in Pyongyang, as North Korea maintains that there are no coronavirus infections in the country yet. Photo: AP

North Korea insists it has no coronavirus cases, thanks to shutting borders, containment

  • Isolated North Korea said it is Covid-19 free after it quarantined all arrivals, closed borders, blocked sea and air lanes, and disinfected all goods
  • But a top US military commander said intelligence he had seen showed that Pyongyang’s assertion was untrue
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Pedestrians wear face masks in Pyongyang, as North Korea maintains that there are no coronavirus infections in the country yet. Photo: APPedestrians wear face masks in Pyongyang, as North Korea maintains that there are no coronavirus infections in the country yet. Photo: AP
Pedestrians wear face masks in Pyongyang, as North Korea maintains that there are no coronavirus infections in the country yet. Photo: AP
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