North Korea's Kim says Covid-19 'great turmoil' as 21 new deaths reported, Asia News AsiaOne


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SEOUL - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said on Saturday (May 14) that the spread of Covid-19 had put the country in "great turmoil" and called for an all-out battle to overcome the epidemic, while 21 new deaths were reported for a day earlier among people with fevers. North Korea made an unprecedented admission of its first Covid-19 outbreak this week, after claiming no infections for more than two years since the start of the pandemic, but there was no sign a rigorous testing or treatment campaign was under way. Given North Korea's limited testing capabilities, the numbers released...