North Korea Covid

North Korea plans crackdown as Kim pushes for internal unity

The North's elevated restrictions on movement's in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak could cause a further strain on the country's economic difficulties, some experts say.

published on : 13th June 2022

Biden offers aid, vaccines to Covid-stricken North Korea

Biden and new South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol expressed concern Saturday over North Korea's spiralling Covid-19 outbreak.

published on : 21st May 2022

North Korea reports more fevers as Kim claims virus progress

Around 219,030 North Koreans with fevers were identified in the 24 hours through 6 p.m. Friday, the fifth straight daily increase of around 200,000.

published on : 21st May 2022

North Korea reports six deaths after admitting COVID-19 outbreak

The North’s Korean Central News Agency said of the 350,000 people who developed fevers since late April, 162,200 have recovered.

published on : 13th May 2022

South Korea's omicron surge has likely peaked: Officials

Officials said on Monday that the number of critically ill patients and deaths will likely continue to rise amid the omicron-driven outbreak,

published on : 28th March 2022

North Korea, after harsh 2-year lockdown, slowly reopens border

North Korea's tentative reopening is seen in the apparent resumption of North Korean freight train traffic into neighboring China.

published on : 27th January 2022