North Korea’s COVID Tally Nears 2 Million a Week After it Acknowledged First Ever Case

North Korea’s COVID-19 outbreak soared to nearly 2 million by Thursday, exactly a week after the Hermit Kingdom admitted its very first case. The secretive nation — which until last week dubiously claimed to have completely escaped COVID for two and a half years — confirmed 262,270 more cases on Thursday.  That took the tally to more than 1.98 million sickened with a fever, the official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) said.

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