November 29, 2023

North Korea says 6 people dead, 187,800 in quarantine due to ‘fever’

Figures come a day after North Korea confirmed its first outbreak of COVID-19

Updated at 7:49 p.m. May 13 KST

At least one North Korean confirmed to have COVID-19 has died and 187,800 are under quarantine due to “fever,” North Korea’s state media reported on Friday, a day after confirming the country’s first outbreak.