According to media reports, the man, despite quarantine, decided to visit a public bath
In North Korea, an official was executed for violating quarantine measures in connection with the spread of the deadly coronavirus from China. This was reported by the South Korean publication Dong-A Ilbo, citing sources in the DPRK.
The official reportedly returned from a working trip to China in early February and was quarantined. However, the man, despite the ban, decided to visit a public bath. He was detained and shot for violating the conditions of quarantine.
There is no official confirmation of this information.
Earlier, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un stated that he would be guided by military law against any unauthorized departure from the specified territory during the quarantine. Severe quarantine measures have been in effect in North Korea since the beginning of February.
Recall that the outbreak of the new coronavirus (2019-nCoV) was recorded in the large Chinese city of Wuhan at the end of December 2019. The World Health Organization recognized it as an emergency of international proportions, describing it as an epidemic with many foci. Outside of China, cases of infection were detected in 24 countries, including Russia. According to the latest data, the number of virus victims in China is 1380 people, over 6.7 thousand have recovered, more than 63.8 thousand have been infected.
Recently, the World Health Organization made an alarming forecast for coronavirus.
Outside of China, cases of infection were detected in 24 countries, including Russia. Earlier it was reported that the number of virus victims in China exceeded 1.3 thousand people, about 6 thousand recovered, 59.8 thousand were infected.