US News The North Korean leader proclaims a "brilliant victory" against the COVVI
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L E North Korean Director Kim Jong One proclaimed a "brilliant victory" on the COVVI-19, after almost almost Two weeks without any officially recorded cases.
President of a meeting with health personnel and scientists, Kim Jong One welcomed this "victory (...) in the war against malignant pandemic disease", according to the official news agency KCNA.
"The victory won by our people is a historic event which has once again shown the greatness of our state, the indomitable tenacity of our people and the beautiful national customs of which we are proud," added the North leader- Korean, quoted by the agency.
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North Korea, one of the first countries in the world to close its borders in January 2020 after the appearance of the virus in neighboring China, has long boasted of its ability to protect itself from the virus.
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Pyongyang announced its first case of coronavirus on May 12 and Kim Jong One personally took the fight against the epidemic.
Since July 29, Pyongyang has not pointed out any new cases.
North Korea has recorded nearly 4.8 million infections since the end of April, with only 74 deaths, an official lethal rate of 0.002%, according to KCNA.
Hospitals in the country are notoriously under-equipped, with few intensive care units and no treatment or vaccine against the coronavirus is available, according to experts.
South Korea in the neighboring South, which has an efficient health system and a high vaccination rate within its population, displays a mortality rate of 0.12%comparison, according to official figures.
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