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Stability of Anti-epidemic Situation Improved in DPRK

Korean Central News Agency of DPRK

Pyongyang, August 9 (KCNA) -- All sectors and units in the DPRK focus efforts on completely implementing unity of thought and action and voluntary cooperation as stability of the anti-epidemic situation becomes more defined.

Based on a more concrete and stable anti-epidemic system, the state emergency anti-epidemic headquarters carries out operation and command by focusing on building up the all-people anti-epidemic defence line in the current condition where it is confirmed that there are no cases of the malignant virus in the country.

While comparing and analyzing the situation of the epidemic spread since late last April till present and ceaselessly perfecting scientific treatment methods for those having aftereffects, it is executing steps to improve stability of the anti-epidemic situation.

In compliance with the weather condition of the rainy season where frequent rain is accompanied with downpours, loops and gaps which may become blind spots in anti-epidemic work are carefully examined from a scientific viewpoint and measures are taken actively.

Sources of pollution are removed and the rainwater disposing capacity is improved by strengthening reinforcement and maintenance of rainwater pumping stations and drainage systems while efficient measures are taken to get rid of sources of outbreak and spread of seasonal diseases.

Solidifying blockade barriers of borderline and forefront areas and the sea steel-strong, practical measures are taken to further strengthen the all-people monitoring and report system of thoroughly preventing working people and residents from coming into contact with unusual objects and wild animals and immediately notifying upon detection.

Control and regulation is tightened to cut off the inroads of new COVID-19 sub-variants and diseases by strictly disposing rubbish flowing in from rivers in borderline areas and coastal areas and dead birds and wild animals with their cause unknown.

As the anti-epidemic atmosphere is further raised across society, emergency anti-epidemic units and curative and preventive organs at all levels aid and regulate working people and residents in their respective units and areas mutually while redoubling voluntary and active efforts of the masses by waging intensive publicity work to establish a complete anti-epidemic atmosphere. -0-

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