The North Korean authorities consider the eastern province of Gangwon-do, located on the border with South Korea, to be the epicenter of the spread of the Corona virus in the country.
According to investigations published by the Central News Agency: “People who entered the capital from Ipo Village in Gangwon Province began to show fever symptoms.”
“Since mid-April, the number of cases of fever among contacts of these individuals has increased sharply, and the first cluster case of fever was recorded in the village of Ibo,” she added.
And she continued: “The State Office for the Prevention of Emergency Epidemics has issued an instruction emphasizing the need for careful handling of foreign objects emanating from wind and other climatic phenomena, as well as balloons in areas located along the demarcation line and borders.”
And the country’s health authorities announced that there were fewer than 5,000 new cases of suspected Covid-19 for the second day in a row, as 4,570 people had symptoms of a fever in the past 24 hours, while no information was received. provided that additional deaths have been reported.
The total number of fever cases since the end of April has reached more than 4.74 million, of which more than 4.73 million have recovered and at least 8,130 people are being treated, according to official figures.
Source: RT + Yonhap