October 02, 2022

North Korea to allow foreigners to visit water parks, a first during pandemic

Revised rules seen by NK News show authorities easing more restrictions in Pyongyang after lifting lockdown last month

Foreign diplomats in Pyongyang will be able to visit water parks and other sites for the first time since the pandemic began, relaxed government rules seen by NK News show, as North Korea continues to claim COVID-19 cases are trending down.

The country’s maximum emergency anti-epidemic system installed to curb the influx and spread of the virus, however, will remain in effect, according to the text of the rules.