DPRK Intensifies Prevention of Novel Coronavirus Infection


The DPRK intensifies the prevention of novel coronavirus infection with the epidemic taking a new aspect of infection without symptoms worldwide.

The Central Emergency Anti-epidemic Headquarters has reorganized the functions and duties of departments for preventing the spread of the virus.

At the border crossings, personnel in charge of inspection and quarantine are discharging their duty in a responsible manner to completely keep the virus from spreading to the country.


The North Phyongan Provincial Hygienic and Anti-epidemic Centre is making the maximum use of propaganda means to raise public awareness of the virus danger and taking all the anti-epidemic measures while disinfecting public places and goods by producing disinfectant by its own effort.

Anti-epidemic posts set up in different cities and counties in Jagang Province including Manpho City and Wiwon and Junggang counties are meticulously organizing medical inspection while conducting strict medical check-up of those who have been to other countries and those who have gotten in touch with foreigners.


The Ministry of Railways organized emergency anti-epidemic headquarters composed of its leading officials in the ministry, railway bureaus and branches to take timely measures to prevent the spread of the epidemic.

The passenger and freight car corps are disinfecting passenger cars with much care every day by manufacturing facilities for producing antiseptic solution to prevent the novel coronavirus infection with their own efforts.

The border railway stations fix the officials in charge of freight transport and strictly supervise and control such acts obstructive of the anti-epidemic work as indisciplined passage of travellers with a view to preventing the spread of the novel coronavirus.

The Pyongyang City Emergency Anti-epidemic Headquarters and others throughout the country make detailed investigation of those who have ever been to other countries to unconditionally keep them under medical observation and examination.

Anti-epidemic institutions across the country make sure that mobile anti-epidemic vehicles are in full readiness and primary attention is being paid to the provision of lots of medicines and supplies to relevant regions and units.

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