Epidemic Spread and Treatment Results in DPRK

Pyongyang, May 24 (KCNA) -- According to information of the state emergency epidemic prevention headquarters, more than 134 510 fevered persons (about 33 130 less than the previous day), over 213 680 recoveries (about 53 950 less than the previous day) and no death were reported from 18:00 of May 22 to 18:00 of May 23 throughout the country.

As of 18:00 of May 23 since late April, the total number of fevered persons is over 2 948 900, of which more than 2 548 590 (86.425%) have recovered and at least 400 230 (13.573%) are under medical treatment.

The death toll stands at 68 and the fatality rate is at 0.002%. -0-

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