North Korean leader Kim Jong-UN on 2 July for a meeting of the Central Committee of the workers ‘ party of Korea reported on the “brilliant achievements” of his party in the fight against the pandemic coronavirus infection. It is reported by North Korean state news Agency KCNA.
“Despite the global crisis in health care, we wholly malignant virus blocked the way to our country. It’s a brilliant achievement reached thanks to the foresight of the leaders of the party Central Committee and the high level of awareness of all the people who consistently acts in accordance with the orders and directives of the Central Committee of the party” – quoted Kim Jong-UN Agency.
He demanded that “anti-avanpost exercise maximum vigilance and alertness without the slightest complacency and promiscuity”, as in neighboring countries again recorded growth of morbidity.
Official data on the incidence of coronavirus infection in North Korea do not publish. DPRK authorities claim that the country no one got sick, but Western officials think it’s unlikely, given the close relations of Pyongyang with China, which became the source of the spread of coronavirus in the world.
As of July 3 in the world COVID-19 infected nearly 10,9 million, 5.75 million of them have already recovered, more than 521 thousand died.