June 03, 2023
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North Korea tested more than 2,700 people for COVID-19 — all results ‘negative’

More than 30,000 people have been put under quarantine in the country, WHO tells NK News 

North Korea has tested 2,767 people for COVID-19 and they all came up “negative” for having the virus as of Aug. 20, the World Health Organization (WHO) told NK News on Thursday.

29,961 people have been released from quarantine as of Aug. 20, according to WHO Representative in the DPRK Edwin Salvador. This brings up the number of those quarantined so far in North Korea to at least 30,965.