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Wonsan university on lockdown after students put under quarantine

North Korean authorities have recently diagnosed university students at a school in Gangwon Province displaying symptoms similar to COVID-19, such as high fevers and...

Sources: N. Korea is hiding the real number of suspected COVID-19...

Despite North Korea's claims to have no COVID-19 patients, Daily NK has learned that the number of people suffering from COVID-19 symptoms in isolation...

N. Korea increases number of checkpoints nationwide ahead of Party Foundation...

North Korean authorities have increased the number of checkpoints and inspectors at internal boundaries nationwide to strengthen COVID-19 quarantine efforts ahead of Party Foundation...

Lecture for Pyongyang airport workers claims Seoul has been “locked down”

A lecture for employees of the Pyongyang International Airport Management Operations Bureau held on Saturday claimed that Seoul has been "completely locked down" due...

N. Korea sets up “strict security zones” on Sino-North Korean border

North Korea’s Ministry of Social Security recently ordered that locals living in the Sino-North Korean border region refrain from “engaging in actions that disrupt”...

Suspected outbreak of COVID-19 among Youth Day event participants in Hamhung

North Korean authorities have swiftly moved to implement quarantines and other measures after a suspected outbreak of COVID-19 occurred among a group of students...

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...

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...

North Korean schools to start new semester on Sept. 1

North Korean authorities recently handed down an order to schools throughout the country that directed them to start the new semester on Sept. 1,...

Lecture in N. Hamgyong Province claims recent returnee heightened threat of...

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

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