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North Korea locks down capital Pyongyang over respiratory illness

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Residents told that rising instances imply they have to keep house for 5 days and do frequent temperature checks

Authorities in the North Korean capital, Pyongyang, have ordered a five-day lockdown attributable to rising instances of an unspecified respiratory sickness, Seoul-based NK News reported on Wednesday, citing a government discover.

The discover didn’t point out Covid-19, however said that residents in town have been required to remain in their houses till the end of Sunday and undergo temperature checks a number of occasions every day, in response to NK News, which displays North Korea.

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