Railway station staff disinfecting Pyongyang station premises as a prevention measure against the Covid-19 coronavirus. Photo: AFP
Railway station staff disinfecting Pyongyang station premises as a prevention measure against the Covid-19 coronavirus. Photo: AFP
North Korea

Coronavirus: North Korea’s Kim Jong-un accuses officials of ‘immaturity’ and ‘slackness’ after jump in suspected Covid cases

  • North Korea reported 232,880 new cases of fever and another six deaths, while more than 690,00 remain in quarantine
  • The country’s antivirus headquarters said 62 people have died and more than 1.7 million have fallen ill amid a rapid spread of fever since late April

Railway station staff disinfecting Pyongyang station premises as a prevention measure against the Covid-19 coronavirus. Photo: AFP
Railway station staff disinfecting Pyongyang station premises as a prevention measure against the Covid-19 coronavirus. Photo: AFP
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