December 01, 2023

North Korea has now tested 922 people for COVID-19: World Health Organization

255 DPRK nationals remain under quarantine, official tells NK News

North Korea has now tested just 922 people for COVID-19, an official from the World Health Organization (WHO) told NK News on Tuesday, suggesting only 200 have been tested for the virus since April.

The figures, provided in an email by WHO Representative to the DPRK Edwin Salvador, represent the first update on the COVID-19 situation in North Korea from the organization in two months.