North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un may not be ill but just staying out of the public eye to avoid the coronavirus outbreak, a South Korean minister believes. Photo: AFP

Is North Korean leader Kim Jong-un staying out of sight to avoid coronavirus?

  • South Korea’s unification minister believes Kim may have missed a key holiday because of Covid-19 concerns, and may not be ill, as speculated
  • But this would contradict North Korea’s claims that it has no coronavirus infections
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un may not be ill but just staying out of the public eye to avoid the coronavirus outbreak, a South Korean minister believes. Photo: AFP
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