September 17, 2021

North Korea reports zero positive cases after testing 28,905 people for COVID-19

721 people were tested for the virus between May 21 and 27, according to a World Health Organization report

North Korea claimed there were no positive COVID-19 cases in the country after testing a cumulative total of more than 28,900 people, according to self-reported data in an updated World Health Organization (WHO) report.

Between May 21 and 27, North Korea said it tested 721 people, among which 146 had “influenza-like illness and/or severe acute respiratory infections,” according to the report.