Digital Desk, Seoul. North Korea conducted coronavirus tests on about 42,000 people, but none of them were found to be infected with the virus. This information was given in a report of the World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday.
According to the WHO’s Kovid-19 Weekly Report, from October 8-14, a total of 678 North Koreans tested positive for the virus, but all tested negative. The Yonhap news agency quoted the report as saying that the new tests conducted detected a flu-like acute respiratory illness in 113 people. While everyone else was healthy.
The latest tests put the total number of North Koreans tested at 42,773. North Korea claims to be free of coronavirus while taking anti-virus measures, including strict border controls.