Day after 1st case, N Korea reports 6 Covid deaths, 3.5 lakh infections
May 13, 2022  09:14
At least six persons were confirmed dead on Friday in North Korea and over 350,000 people were infected with a fever that spread 'explosively' in the country, which had a day ago announced its first case of COVID-19 since the pandemic began.

North Korea announced an 'explosive' COVID-19 outbreak that has killed six people and infected more than 350,000, CNN reported citing state media.

On Thursday, the country announced a 'major national emergency' after reporting its first case of COVID-19 Omicron variant and put in place a 'maximum emergency' virus control system with leader Kim Jong Un vowing to 'eliminate' the virus.   -- ANI
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