North Korea's Kim Jong Un calls emergency meeting after first suspected coronavirus case, state media reports

Posted on AllSides July 27th, 2020
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North Korea's leader, Kim Jong Un, called an emergency meeting after imposing total lockdown measures on the city of Kaesong when a person there was found with suspected coronavirus symptoms, state media reported Sunday.

It would be the first publicly reported confirmed case in the secretive communist state if the person tests positive. North Korea has repeatedly said it is free of the virus, a claim questioned by outside experts.

At the meeting, Kim called the moment "a critical situation in which the vicious virus could be said to have...

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