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In the DPRK confirmed the first case of coronavirus infection, media reported

In the DPRK confirmed the first case of coronavirus infection, media reported

North Korea has confirmed the first case of infection with the new coronavirus type, according to the conservative South Korean newspaper "Chunan Ilbo", citing a source in the DPRK
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North Korea has confirmed the first case of infection with the new coronavirus type, according to the conservative South Korean newspaper "Chunan Ilbo", citing a source in North Korea.
"One of the residents of Pyongyang, who recently traveled to China, showed symptoms similar to a coronavirus, and epidemiological service of North Korea conducted an analysis and determined the presence of the virus," - said the source publication.
It is reported that the first patients became "a woman living in Pyongyang". All contact with her people are placed in quarantine, the new cases not yet been identified.
Official confirmation of this information yet.
Earlier it was reported that the DPRK announced the launch of a "national emergency quarantine system," has strengthened supervision and introduced various measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus in its territory. All flights operated by Air China from China to the DPRK in February canceled, rail links with China and Russia also suspended. North Korea organized a regional dispatch centers across the country to monitor the implementation of measures to prevent the spread of the virus. Local media reported that the DPRK explores the sources of drinking water such as rivers and lakes, to ensure that the new coronavirus does not fall into country.
DPRK authorities have closed the border with China and agreed to a medical examination to isolate for a month all the foreigners who went to China. Employees of foreign diplomatic missions, which were recently in China or passing through its territory, are also isolated for 15 days. During the month of February will not be held any events, official visits and talks, urgent issues will be resolved over the phone. The staff of the Pyongyang hospital for the diplomatic corps "Friendship" will all visiting employees and guests of the diplomatic missions and representative offices, who arrived in the DPRK since 13 January 2020, and in their places of residence.Doctors will regularly visit the Embassy and representative offices and conduct inspections. Employees who have suspect symptoms of coronavirus takes place in isolation of foreigners. Isolated on the observation time prohibited from visiting public places and contact with other people.