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North Korea Reports 15 More Suspected Covid Deaths

A pupil has her temperature taken before entering the Pyongyang Secondary School No. 1, in Pyongyang.

A pupil has her temperature taken before entering the Pyongyang Secondary School No. 1, in Pyongyang.

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Seoul, South Korea (AP) -- North Korea has confirmed 15 more deaths and hundreds of thousands of additional patients with fevers as it mobilizes more than a million health and other workers to try to suppress the country’s first COVID-19 outbreak, state media reported Sunday.