North Korea Executed COVID-19 Positive person

Fri Feb 14 2020 10:50:49 GMT+0530 (IST)

In order to stop the deadly COVID-19 to spread in their nation North Korea supreme leader Kim Jong-un who has earlier closed its border with China has taken a daring step to prevent the virus.

Going into details a North Korean resident who returned from China was executed for going to a public bath reportedly. Though there are no official reports of the outbreak of the virus in North Korea Kim ordered the officials to execute the man which raised many eyeballs.

The coronavirus positive person who is expected to be a trade official was shot dead by the officials who was earlier kept in isolation fearing that the virus might outbreak.

"Just because there is no case of the new coronavirus in our country, we should not be too relieved, but have civil awareness and work together for prevention," North Korean health ministry official Song In Bom said.

"Critical medical supplies are hard to import and vital equipment is unable to be repaired due to the difficulty in procuring parts," he added.