Epidemic Spread and Treatment Results in DPRK

Pyongyang, May 22 (KCNA) -- According to information of the state emergency epidemic prevention headquarters, more than 186 090 persons with fever (more than 32 940 reduced for the previous day), over 299 180 recoveries (over 17 830 increased for the previous day) and one death were reported from 18:00 of May 20 to 18:00 of May 21 throughout the country.

As of 18:00 of May 21 since late April, the total number of fevered persons is over 2 646 730, of which more than 2 067 270 (78.107%) have recovered and at least 579 390 (21.89%) are under medical treatment.

The death toll stands at 67 and the fatality is 0.003%. -0-

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