North Korea’s official has been executed for violation of quarantine measures in connection with the spread of the deadly coronavirus from China.
This was announced by the South Korean newspaper, citing sources in the DPRK.
As stated in the source, an official in early February, has returned from a working trip to China and was quarantined. The man decided to visit the public bath, which was a breach of the conditions of quarantine. Because of this he was arrested and shot.
Earlier, President Kim Jong-UN declared that it would abide by military law against any unauthorized departure from the prescribed area during the quarantine. Strict quarantine measures have been in force in North Korea since the beginning of February.
Official confirmation of the execution of the men yet. Add that to such news about the death penalty in the DPRK should be treated cautiously, because the veracity of the information is extremely difficult to verify because of the secrecy of North Korea.
23 January North Korea has closed its border due to the outbreak of a deadly pneumonia, which causes a new kind of coronavirus. Thus the authorities tried to save the inhabitants of the country from the disease. However, as you know, the country has recorded its first case of infection.
What you should know about the 2019 coronavirus-nCoV:
- As of February 14, from viral pneumonia, which has been provoked by a coronavirus, died 1383 people. The total number of those infected – more than 64 thousand people worldwide.
- The world health organization declared a global emergency health.
- The presence of an infection in Ukraine suspected, but no one case was not confirmed.
- From the coronavirus die on average 9% of infected.
- Most of the victims were elderly people suffering from other concomitant diseases, such as Parkinson’s or diabetes.
- Travel companies and online agencies have stopped organizing group tours to China.
- The Ukrainian Embassy in China advises to refrain from trips to the country where the epidemic is raging.
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