Coronavirus free: This is the reason North Korea claims zero case of deadly virus

DN Bureau

North Korea is one of the most powerful nation in the world. The coronavirus outbreak has killed thousands of people throughout the globe, but North Korea has a different scenario.

North Korean leader Kim Jung Un
North Korean leader Kim Jung Un

Washington DC: North Korea is one of the most powerful nation in the world. The coronavirus outbreak has killed thousands of people throughout the globe, but North Korea has a different scenario.

The nation claimed that it has no cases of coronavirus, even as its neighbor country is north China has reported more than 3,200 deaths from the deadly virus. 

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The reason behind is a 30-day quarantine in the country. North Korean leader Kim Jung Un claims that a closed border and the suspension of trade with China has kept the nation free from coronavirus.  

However, 'It's impossible for North Korea not to have a single case of coronavirus,' Jung H. Pak, a former CIA expert on North Korea, said to Fox News. 

The United States is deeply concerned about the vulnerability of the North Korean people to a coronavirus outbreak,' said Morgan Ortagus, department spokesperson.

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South Korea, on the other hand, has been praised by other countries for its handling of coronavirus. The spread of the disease has steadily tampered off and is currently around 8,300 confirmed cases.

Officials in North Korea said they found no coronavirus infections among the more than 5,400 people who were released from quarantine. 

According to the reports, more than 197,000 cases have been confirmed of COVID-19 worldwide with 8,000 deaths approximately.

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