Kim Jong-UN shut down Kaesong because of suspected COVID-19

DPRK leader Kim Jong-UN decided to close Kaesong, and to isolate areas from each other as a preventive measure after reports first case of suspected infection with the new coronavirus in the country, informs the Central Telegraph Agency of Korea (KCNA).

Politburo of the workers ' party of Korea convened an emergency meeting chaired by the leader of the DPRK Kim Jong-UN to consider the situation in the city of Kaesong, where it was recorded suspected infection with coronavirus.

North Korean leader has also introduced a regime of emergency in the territory. At the meeting it was decided to move from a "national emergency quarantine system" to "maximum emergency system."

The DPRK Sunday announced the first case of suspected infection with a new type of coronavirus in the country. People with suspected COVID-19 illegally crossed the military demarcation line between South and North Korea on July 19. Test results returned to the DPRK has shown ambiguous results. He was placed in a rigid quarantine, the authorities identify those who had contact with him for tests and placing them in isolation.

In the case of confirmation returned from South Korea will be the first infected by the coronavirus in the DPRK.

According to official data, now in the DPRK not recorded any case of infection with coronavirus.

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