North Korea declared emergency amid rising COVID -19 cases. After a long term of lockdown in almost every country, the unlock period to start but now after the detection of some COVID -19 symptoms in the city of Kaesong near the border with South Korea a state of emergency has been declaring by North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un.
Friday afternoon, a person is inspected with some COVID – 19 symptoms in the city. Then emergency decides to take, as a report by the Korean Central News Agency. It adds that the person is an escaper who has fly to South Korea years back before he crosses the border of North illegally early last week.
Past of Corona-Virus in North Korea
North Korea had no single case on its territory yet. If this person is declared a virus-positive patient then he’ll be the North’s first confirmed COVID – 19 positive case.
On 25th July 2020( Saturday), Kim also declares a state of emergency in the Kaesong area during the emergency Politburo meeting. It was a very significant condition in which the terrible virus could have entered the country, Kim told.
He added that he took the right steps of completely blocking and locking the Kaesong City and isolating every District and region from the other from 24th July afternoon just after receiving the report, he added.
The Corona-Virus is a “matter of National Existence.” All cross border traffic, foreign tourists we ban and mobilize all the health workers to quarantine themselves if they had some symptoms.
North Korea lockdown is the first measure known to control the COVID – 19 pandemics at the first stage. KCNA announced that that the respiratory secretion. Blood tests indicated that the person could be infected with COVID – 19 virus. The person is told to quarantine himself to stop the further spread.