October 24, 2020

North Korea conducted more than 1,000 COVID-19 tests: All results ‘negative’

World Health Organization suggests less than 200 have been tested since the last update in June

North Korea has tested 1,117 people for COVID-19, an official from the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday. The update suggests that only 195 people have been tested since the last update in June.

An email from Edwin Salvador, a WHO representative to the DPRK, stated that 167 more North Koreans are currently under quarantine compared to June 19.