In all, 27 people have died from the disease since Thursday and more than 524,440 have “fever” in the country on Saturday, according to the North Korean state news agency. Article written by Published on 05/14/2022 07:38 Updated on 05/14/2022 07:40 Reading time: 1 min. They are now 27 to have succumbed to Covid-19. North Korea announced on Saturday May 14 that 21 more people died from the “fever” affecting the country, just two days after the official announcement of the very first death due to Sars-Cov-2. The reclusive country of 25 million inhabitants has also made it known that more than half a million patients are infected. “The number of people with fever between the end of April and May 13 is over 524,440,” according to KCNA, the state news agency which reported 27 deaths in total. They were 187,800 Thursday according to this agency. >> What we know about the health situation in North Korea, which has just declared its first deaths linked to the disease This reclusive country, of 25 million inhabitants, announced its first cases of Covid-19 on Thursday, declaring to switch to “maximum emergency prevention of epidemics”, which involves containment measures, after people had tested positive for the BA.2 sub-variant of Omicron. Share: Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share by email Share link
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