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Many N. Koreans skeptical about their own government’s COVID-19 statistics

North Korea is claiming that the country’s COVID-19 situation is improving, with the number of new fever cases decreasing. Yet several Daily NK sources...

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

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’s COVID-19 outbreak is presenting challenges for agricultural mobilizations

North Korea’s COVID-19 outbreak is causing difficulties in the country’s efforts to mobilize people to plant crops and only limited government support is being...

What does “complete recovery” mean in the context of N. Korea’s...

North Korea can do little to treat those infected with COVID-19 given the country’s poor public health system and the lack of diagnostic equipment,...

N. Korea orders factories to expand production of disease control-related supplies

Following North Korea’s announcement of its implementation of a “maximum emergency quarantine system,” factories in the country’s provinces have begun emergency production of disease...

N. Korea establishes two make-shift isolation facilities for COVID-19 patients in...

North Korean authorities have established two make-shift isolation facilities in Pyongyang for people infected with COVID-19, Daily NK has learned.  A source in Pyongyang told...

Two officials in S. Hamgyong Province banished to rural areas for...

Two officials in Hamju County, South Hamgyong Province, were recently punished for violating and complaining about the state’s quarantine policies, Daily NK has learned.  A...

Important N. Korean research center’s director and party secretary fired for...

The Koryo Medicine General Hospital’s Koryo Medicine Research Center recently produced an ineffective disinfectant that was distributed across the country, leading to the firing...

At least 30 suspected COVID-19 cases emerge after New Year’s performance

North Korea held a New Year’s performance with crowds of people gathered together despite the country’s “emergency anti-epidemic” efforts against COVID-19. Since the performance,...

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...

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