According to the KCNA news agency report of May 14, North Korea has about 17,400 new Covid-19 cases of unidentified fever with 21 new fatalities. The total number of cases are 520,000. However Pyongyang is not officially recognizing the unidentified fever cases as those of Covid-19.
North Korea reported country's first COVID 19 Omicron variant case on May 12. According to the KCNA, top officials and country's leader Kim Jong Un held a crisis politburo meeting to discuss regarding the Omicron outbreak and announced 'Maximum Emergency' virus control system. Areas of Pyongyang had been locked down for two days. Leader Kim Jong Un instructed all the officials to block every possibility of spreading virus.
North Korea launched its ninth test on March 5, towards the development of a reconnaissance satellite development. "The DPRK National Aerospace Development Administration (NADA) and the Academy of Defense Science conducted another important test on Saturday under the plan of developing a reconnaissance satellite," said South Korean Yonhap news agency. Earlier, on March 5, North Korea fired a single ballistic missile into the east sea… read-more