Kim Jong-un urges North Koreans to keep up virus fight

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong-un urged officials to maintain alertness against the coronavirus, warning that complacency risked “unimaginable and irretrievable crisis”, state media said yesterday. Despite the warning, Kim reaffirmed North Korea’s claim to not have had a single case of COVID-19, telling a ruling party meeting on Thursday that the country has “thoroughly prevented the inroad of the malignant virus” despite the worldwide health crisis, the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) said. More details in Weekend’s Borneo Bulletin