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N. Korea reports 262,270 new cases of COVID-19
Updated: 2022-05-19 08:02:52 KST
COVID-19 continues to spread across North Korea.
The state-run Korean Central News Agency on Thursday reported more than 260-thousand new cases of people with symptoms of fever.
The total death toll now stands at 63 with one more death added the previous day.
North Korea has been reporting more than 200-thousand cases a day for three straight days.
Although Pyeongyang has been reiterating that it can handle the virus by itself as its tally is seeing a decline experts say that the regime's reporting is less reliable as the North appears to be suffering from a shortage of testing equipment.
Reporter : raehyun@arirang.com