COVID-19 outbreak: North Korea, which remained untouched by the Corona epidemic, is slowly coming under its grip. Here this epidemic has started spreading. That is why North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has now decided to resort to the army to deal with this outbreak. According to North Korea’s KCN news, Kim Jong Un called a meeting on Sunday in which government and health department officials were involved. In this meeting, Kim strongly reprimanded these officers for taking late steps against the Corona epidemic. According to the news agency, these officers adopted an irresponsible attitude and did not do the work of delivering medicines on time. Kim Jong Un has ordered in this meeting that now the medical unit of the army will supply medicines.
8 people died of corona in North Korea
In North Korea, 5 lakh 64 thousand 860 people are reported to have fever, while 8 new people are reported to have died. Symptoms of corona virus were found in 8 people who died. It is to be known that after 2 years in North Korea, the first patient of Corona appeared. After the patient was confirmed, orders were given to impose lockdown in the country. Kim Jong Un appealed that the measures to prevent corona should be increased further and the lockdown should also be strictly followed. People have been instructed to stay in homes.
Corona can have serious consequences in North Korea
North Korea’s emergency anti-virus headquarters said millions of people fell ill in late April amid a rapid outbreak of fever. In 24 hours till 6 pm, 8 new deaths were registered. After which the total death toll has crossed 50. Experts are of the opinion on this matter that facilities to deal with corona in North Korea are less and in view of the poor health system, serious consequences can be seen here. The population of North Korea is said to be around 26 million, of which more than 5 lakh people are suffering from the disease. Most of the population has not got the vaccine here.
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