Published On: Sat, May 21st, 2022
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Nearly 10% of North Korea’s population sick amid COVID outbreak

Worker disinfecting a dining room at a Pyongyang factory amid a COVID-19 outbreak

North Korea said Friday that nearly 10 per cent of its 26 million people have fallen ill and 65 people have died amid its first COVID-19 outbreak, as outside experts question the validity of its reported fatalities and worry about a possible humanitarian crisis.

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