New suspected cases of COVID-19 in North Korea are below 3,000 for the second day in a row, Yonhap news agency reported, citing North Korean state media.

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More than 2,140 people showed flu-like symptoms in the last 24 hours, the official KCTA news agency reported today.

She referred to the state headquarters for the prevention of epidemic emergencies.

The KCTA also reported another death, bringing the total number of deaths in North Korea since the start of the epidemic to 74.

The total number of "fever" cases in the country since the end of April reached 4.75 million.

99.91 percent of these people recovered.

At least 4 thousand people are being treated.

The number of new "fever" cases in North Korea has been falling since it peaked at 392,920 on May 15, Yonhap said, citing BTA.

For the first time, the communist country, which has been closed for three days, has recognized an outbreak of coronavirus on its territory.

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