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North Korea has declared a state of emergency over a suspected Covid-19 case

A lockdown has been imposed on the border city of Kaesong after a suspected first case of Covid-19 in North Korea.

According to the official Korean Central News Agency, leader Kim Jong-Un assembled an emergency meeting on Saturday to implement “maximum emergency system and issue a top-class alert” to contain the virus.

The city of Kaesong has now been placed under a strict quarantine.

If the case is confirmed then it will be the first officially recognised case of Covid-19 in North Korea.


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