The state-run KCNA called the incident “a state of serious national emergency.”
It is not clear how many cases were detected.
Experts argue that it may be the product of North Korea’s limited testing capabilities, but North Korea has not previously acknowledged cases of coronavirus.
A country of about 25 million people has infected millions worldwide, especially after state media in 2020 warned that an incident involving a North Korean defector from South Korea with symptoms could lead to “fatal and devastating catastrophe”. Few believe that we have been saved by a virus. “
It’s an evolving story. More in the future.