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North Korea’s new suspected COVID-19 cases under 200 for 4th day–state media

/ 02:53 PM July 24, 2022
N. Korea's new suspected COVID-19 cases under 200 for 4th day: state media

This file photo, released by North Korea’s official Korean Central News Agency on June 4, shows workers sterilizing the inside of a train in Pyongyang. (Korean Central News Agency via The Korea Herald/Asia News Network)

SEOUL — North Korea’s new suspected COVID-19 cases remained below 200 for the fourth consecutive day, according to its state media Sunday.

More than 120 people showed symptoms of fever over a 24-hour period until 6 p.m. the previous day, the official Korean Central News Agency said, citing data from the state emergency epidemic prevention headquarters.

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It did not provide information on whether additional deaths have been reported.

The total number of fever cases since late April came to over 4.77 million as of 6 p.m. Saturday, of which 99.99 percent had recovered and at least 360 others are being treated, it added.

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The North’s daily fever tally has been on a downward trend after peaking at over 392,920 on May 15, three days after it announced a coronavirus outbreak.

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