N. Korea's low death count questioned amid COVID-19 outbreak

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North Korea says nearly 10% of its 26 million people have fallen ill and 65 people at least have died amid its first COVID-19 outbreak After admitting to an omicron outbreak following more than two years of claiming to be virus free the north says an unidentified fever has been explosively spreading across the country since late April its anti epidemic center has since released fever talus each morning but they don't include any COVID-19 figures some observers say the north must acknowledge the COVID-19 outbreak as it can't hide the highly contagious viral spread and their authorities are under reporting mortality to try to show that its pandemic response is effective while the country lacks test kits to confirm positives I'm Charles De

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