North Korea implements nationwide COVID lockdown

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North Korea has entered its fourth day of nationwide lockdown in what’s reported to be its first confirmed COVID-19 outbreak.

State media are reporting 42 deaths, a figure that’s likely to rise.

With hundreds of thousands of suspected cases, many worry that a health crisis is already well under way…

Al Jazeera’s Katia Lopez Hodayan reports.

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