According to Yonhap news agency, the death toll has risen to 67.

The death rate from COVID-19 in North Korea is currently 0.003%.

Earlier, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un announced the emergency situation in North Korea due to COVID-19.

WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said that a request was sent to the DPRK authorities for data on the outbreak of coronavirus in the country.