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Two more N. Koreans crossed border into Samjiyon on Aug. 20

Two North Korean women crossed over the Sino-North Korean border into Samjiyon, Yanggang Province, on Aug. 20, and rumors that one of the women...
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Samjiyon and Hyesan locked down after woman crosses border

North Korea has completely locked down the cities of Samjiyon and Hyesan in Yanggang Province after a North Korean woman who had been living...
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Yanggang Province building projects suspended due to COVID-19 measures

Measures aimed at preventing the spread of COVID-19, including the shutdown of the Sino-North Korean border, are causing the suspension of various construction projects...
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Lecture in N. Hamgyong Province claims recent returnee heightened threat of COVID-19

A Daily NK source in North Hamgyong Province reported recently that North Korean authorities held a lecture for communist party members, workers and cadres...

Source: Restrictions on movements nationwide have intensified

Following the lock down of Kaesong Special City recently, North Korea has moved to enact further restrictions on movements across the entire country in...
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Source: N. Korean authorities order “lock down” of Nampo Port following detection of COVID-19

North Korean authorities have ordered a lock down of Nampo Port after coronavirus-infected goods were detected among imports that arrived in mid-July, Daily NK...
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N. Korea’s elite look to foreign-made COVID-19 vaccines for salvation

While North Korea claims it is close to a breakthrough in the development of a vaccine for COVID-19, Pyongyang's elite are taking preliminary steps...

Classroom doors at N. Korean schools “sealed shut”

North Korea’s education authorities have taken the unprecedented step of locking the doors to school classrooms and affixing them with “paper seals” amid efforts...
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N. Korea stresses measures to prevent the spread of infectious diseases

North Korean authorities recently handed down orders aimed at preventing both the spread of COVID-19 and other contagious diseases such as paratyphoid fever, typhoid...
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N. Korea has quarantined 865 suspected COVID-19 cases

North Korea has quarantined at least 865 people showing symptoms of COVID-19 infections in government-designated facilities across the country, Daily NK has learned. A report...

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