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May 17, 2022 06:36 AM
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North Korea Reports ‘Fever Cases’ in Almost 5% of Population

What’s new: North Korea reported 392,920 new “fever cases” and eight deaths nationwide in a 24-hour period ended at 6 p.m. Sunday, the state emergency epidemic prevention command office reported Monday.

Since the isolated country reported its first confirmed Covid cases May 12, 50 people have died and the total number of fever cases of unknown cause topped 1.2 million, or about 4.7% of the country’s population, according to the meeting.

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