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North Korea Reports 1st Omicron Variant Case, Announces 'Emergency'

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. 

Thu, 12 May 2022 - 01:20 PM / by SARANNYA ACHARYA

Tags: North Korea, NK's First COVID 19 Omicron Variant Case, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, Maximum Emergency in North Korea, KCNA

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