'Victory' over COVID-19 declares Kim Jong-Un over North Korea's mask mandate

'Victory' over COVID-19 declares Kim Jong-Un over North Korea's mask mandate

'Victory' over COVID-19 declares Kim Jong-Un over North Korea's mask mandate

North Korea has removed the face mask mandate and eased other COVID-19 restrictions after declaring "victory" in its fight against the virus.

'Victory' over COVID-19 declares Kim Jong-Un over North Korea's mask mandate

The North Korean government has removed the face mask mandate and eased other COVID-19 restrictions across the nation except in "frontline areas and borderline counties.

'Victory' over COVID-19 declares Kim Jong-Un over North Korea's mask mandate

As Yonhap news agency reported, North Korean authorities made the decision after the country's leader declared victory over the Coronavirus. Three months after the nation reported its first case of COVID-19, the North Korean leader made the announcement. 

'Victory' over COVID-19 declares Kim Jong-Un over North Korea's mask mandate

In case of respiratory disease symptoms like flu, North Korean authorities advise people to wear masks.

'Victory' over COVID-19 declares Kim Jong-Un over North Korea's mask mandate

In the first two years of the COVID-19 pandemic, North Korea did not report a single case.

'Victory' over COVID-19 declares Kim Jong-Un over North Korea's mask mandate

The first case of Coronavirus was reported in Pyongyang on May 12 and the nation was placed under lockdown.

'Victory' over COVID-19 declares Kim Jong-Un over North Korea's mask mandate

In North Korea, there have been no fever cases since July 29. By May 15, there had been over 3,92,920 cases of fever each day.