Home World News North Korea reports first suspected coronavirus case

North Korea reports first suspected coronavirus case

- Advertisement -

North Korea has reported its first suspected case of coronavirus prompting its leader Kim Jong un to declare an emergency.

According to State Media KCNA, the case originated from a person who crossed from South Korea pending confirmation from health officials.

An emergency politburo meeting was convened by Kim Jong un to discus about the case reported from a person who had defected to the South and returned three years later exhibiting the symptoms.

- Advertisement -

At the moment,the suspected person has been quarantined after medical officers took samples from his blood and respiratory organs.

Reports indicate that North Korea was not only convening a meeting but was suggesting need for help when it comes to the pandemic.

Recently they have been slapped with sanctions given their nuclear dealings that have attracted the attention of international communities.

South Korea on the other hand is confirming if there is a case of a run away who crossed to the North as alleged.

Thousands of testing kits have already been sent to North Korea from Russia to fight the virus as they imposed restrictions at its borders.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

- Advertisment -

Most Popular

Kenyan plane crashes at Dhobley airstrip in Somalia

A Kenyan plane crash landed in Dhobley airstrip in Somalia on Monday as it attempted to take off to Nairobi.

Senate adjourns motion on proposed revenue sharing

The Senate of Kenya has for the 7th time adjourned the motion on the proposed revenue sharing formula.Approving...

Kenya coronavirus cases rise by 605, deaths by 6

Kenya has on Tuesday confirmed 605 new coronavirus rising the confirmed number of cases to 23,202.The new cases...

Kimilili MP Didmus Barasa charged at Kajiado Law Courts

Kimilili Member of Parliament (MP) charged at Kajiado Law Courts for obtaining Ksh 450,000 from one John Irungu.According...