North Korea testing, quarantining for COVID-19: WHO

North Korea testing, quarantining for COVID-19: WHO

GENEVA: North Korea, one of only a handful of countries not to have reported confirmed cases of COVID-19, has said that it continues testing and has more than 500 people in quarantine, the World Health Organization (WHO) told Reuters on Tuesday (Apr 7). The WHO, which...
North Korea insists it is free of coronavirus

North Korea insists it is free of coronavirus

SEOUL: North Korea remains totally free of the coronavirus, a senior health official in Pyongyang has insisted, despite mounting scepticism overseas as confirmed global infections near one million. The already isolated, nuclear-armed North quickly shut down its...
South Korea to open schools online, reschedule college exam

South Korea to open schools online, reschedule college exam

SEOUL: South Korea said on Tuesday (Mar 31) it will open school classes online next week and reschedule its annual college entrance exams slated for November as concerns persist over the coronavirus and small outbreaks continue to emerge. The country has postponed the...