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N. Korea compels party members to contribute household medicine and food for those in...

North Korea is compelling party members to contribute household medicine and food, ostensibly for people in quarantine. It appears, however, that people locked in...

N. Korea determines student infected by COVID-19 attended event featuring Kim Jong Un

North Korean authorities have determined that an individual infected with COVID-19 was at a recent event attended by leader Kim Jong Un, leading the...

N. Korea hands down instructions to its provinces about how to deal with COVID-19

North Korea's State Emergency Anti-epidemic Command recently sent “public health administrative instructions” to its local command centers on how to cope with infections of...
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Four North Korean cadres sacked in N. Hamgyong Province for failures in managing COVID-19...

Four cadres in North Hamgyong Province have recently been dismissed for their failure to properly manage quarantine efforts against COVID-19. According to a Daily NK...
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N. Korea orders guard posts nationwide to step up efforts to enforce movement bans

North Korean authorities recently ordered guard posts around the country to step up their vigilance and ensure people stay in place during the spread...
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Kim Jong Un is directly handling results of new COVID-19 hacking organization’s work

Amid the news that North Korean authorities recently created a new hacking organization dedicated to stealing information related to COVID-19, Daily NK has learned...
North Korean soldier secretly defectors

N. Korea’s security agency spreads rumors suggesting a S. Korean connection with the COVID-19...

North Korea’s Ministry of State Security has recently started efforts directed at residents of the country’s China-North Korea border region to blame the domestic...
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North Korea puts Kimhyongjik County under lockdown amid COVID-19 fears

The border town of Kimhyongjik County (formerly Huchang County), Yanggang Province has recently been placed under lockdown until Dec. 4, Daily NK has learned.  This...

N. Korea suspends supplies of traditional herbal drugs in Hamhung after complaints

North Korea recently suspended supplies of traditional herbal medications to pharmacies in Hamhung after locals complained they were ineffective against COVID-19 symptoms, Daily NK...
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Hyesan lockdown downgraded following strong complaints from locals

Following strong complaints from locals, Hyesan’s sudden lockdown order, which was handed down on Mar. 3, was downgraded on Mar. 4, Daily NK has...

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