North Korea officially announced its first case of COVID-19 on Thursday morning, confirming it is of the omicron variant. Leader Kim Jong Un has vowed to overcome the “unexpected crisis” by implementing a nationwide lockdown as a “maximum emergency” virus control system.
In response to North Korea’s first announced COVID-19 outbreak, leader Kim Jong Un called for a lockdown of cities and counties and said workplaces should be isolated by units to block the virus from spreading, state media reported.
North Korea confirms its first-ever case of Covid and declares a “severe national emergency”, with Kim Jong Un vowing to “eliminate” the virus. Experts believe North Korea has not vaccinated its 25 million people, having rejected offers to supply vaccines.
What people are saying?
Me First They must want something, free vaccines maybe? I do not believe they can be so close to China, the start of the pandemic, and this is their first case. It’s just their first reported case. Why is such a secret society telling the world this information? They want something!
Blue American Woman Why is it Communist countries are the only ones resorting to hard lockdowns? China and now North Korea. I think they are preparing for something bigger involving Putin and it’s not COVID.