North Korea COVID

Kim Jong Un orders tougher virus steps after North Korea shuns vaccines

Kim previously called for North Koreans to brace for prolonged COVID-19 restrictions, indicating the nation's borders would stay closed despite worsening economic and food conditions.

published on : 3rd September 2021

Tested 30,000 people from June 10 but no case of COVID-19: North Korea to WHO

The WHO said in a monitoring report Tuesday that North Korea's testing figures included 733 people who were tested during June 4-10.

published on : 22nd June 2021

North Korea leader Kim Jong-un warns of 'tense' food situation, longer COVID lockdown

The Korea Development Institute, a South Korean government think tank, said last month the North could face food shortages of around a million tons this year.

published on : 16th June 2021