I saw this today on Wall Street Journal – Kim Jong Un Warns of ‘Great Crisis’ in North Korea Over Covid-19 Response: https://www.wsj.com/articles/kim-jong-un-warns-of-grave-covid-19-situation-in-north-korea-11625037997. Slightly longer article, but here are some basics.
By Timothy W. Martin June 30, 2021
SEOUL—Kim Jong Un said North Korea’s Covid-19 situation has become grave and admonished senior officials for lapses in the fight against the disease.
Mr. Kim, speaking at a Politburo meeting, didn’t specify what had gone wrong. North Korea has reported zero Covid-19 cases and tested more than 31,000 individuals, according to the World Health Organization’s latest figures.