Corona: Six died of ‘fever’ in North Korea, 1.87 lakh people sent to confinement, more than one million deaths in America


North Korea, a country still untouched by the havoc of Corona, has also come under its grip. Early on Friday, AFP news agency quoted state media as saying that six people had died of a ‘fever’ caused by Kovid-19 in North Korea. Also, 1,87,000 people are being treated in isolation after having symptoms of fever.


Earlier on Thursday, the news of the first case of the Omicron variant of Corona being reported in North Korea was revealed. After this, North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un declared a lockdown in the entire country. Officials said that the person in whom corona has been confirmed was suffering from fever for several days. After investigation, it was revealed that the person is in the grip of Omicron variant.

Death toll from Corona in America exceeds one million, Biden said – sad

So far America has been most affected by the Corona epidemic. According to the latest figures, so far more than 10 lakh people have taken the virus across the country. On Thursday, US President Joe Biden issued a statement saying that the number of deaths due to corona in the country has crossed one million, which is a very sad figure for us. This is the moment to accept the pain of those who have lost loved ones.

The President said that we still need to be alert from this disease. America is determined to increase funds for testing, vaccination and overcoming corona. For this, he has also demanded from the Congress to increase financial assistance.

Pandemic occurred everywhere except America and Africa: WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) has said in its latest assessment on the corona epidemic that new cases of infection are decreasing in other parts of the world except America and Africa. In the weekly report released late Tuesday, the health agency said that in a week, about 35 lakh new cases and more than 25 thousand deaths have been registered from all over the world, which are comparatively less by 12 percent and 25 percent respectively.

Relaxation in dosage rules for those going abroad from India

The Indian government has relaxed the nine-month waiting period norms for precautionary doses for people traveling abroad. Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya tweeted that Indian nationals and students going abroad can now take precautionary doses as per the guidelines of their destination country.