North Korea, Epidemic, Level 5: COVID-19 pandemic – North Korea [Update 21]

Update 2022-05-13: According to reports, North Korean media speak of 350,000 people who have been ill with a “fever” since the end of April. As announced on Friday (13 May), 187,800 people are now receiving treatment in isolation. North Korea had previously refrained from a state vaccination campaign. Travellers should note that adequate medical care cannot be guaranteed in case of an infection with COVID-19 due to the inadequate health system.