September 24, 2021

North Korea tests 691 more people for COVID-19, reports zero positive cases

DPRK claims to have tested a total of 33,889 people, as state media continues to emphasize virus prevention measures

Correction (July 28, 2021 at 9:33 p.m. KST): This article has been updated to remove a discrepancy in WHO data concerning total samples collected for COVID-19 tests.

North Korea continues to claim that it is free of COVID-19 after testing an additional 691 people, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), as state media stresses the importance of anti-epidemic measures.