North Korea has asked Russia for assistance in the detection of new coronavirus, and Russia has sent 1500 copies

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 North Korea has asked Russia for assistance in the detection of new coronavirus, and Russia has sent 1500 copies


The novel coronavirus reported in February 28th that the Russian Foreign Ministry said 26 days after receiving the invitation from the DPRK, Russia has sent 1500 new diagnostic kits for Pyongyang to the new type of coronavirus.

The report said that although Russia said the aid kit to North Korea was in response to the Norths request, it did not disclose the specific time and channel of the aid. North Korea has closed its border with China and Russia since mid January, cancelled all flights and adopted a blockade policy. So far, North Korea has not reported confirmed cases.

According to the novel coronavirus reported earlier, North Korea declared the state of emergency epidemic prevention in January 30th, and strengthened epidemic prevention measures, and adopted quarantine measures for border crossings, ports and airports. In order to prevent and control the new coronavirus infection, the DPRK announced in February 12th that the quarantine period in the Korean territory should be temporarily extended to 30 days. The Yonhap news agency quoted North Koreas central radio station as saying that schools at all levels and types in North Korea had postponed their opening, but did not mention the specific opening date.

Novel coronavirus pneumonia is reported to be reported by the central government of the Korean Labour Party 28 days ago. In order to prevent the outbreak of new crown pneumonia, schools at all levels in Korea will extend their winter vacation time and postpone the opening of the term, but have not mentioned the date of the specific school opening.