The hermit state issued a rare order to “eradicate road cats” to cease any attainable unfold of Covid.
In line with Day by day NK, authorities stated the measure is “to forestall coronavirus [from entering] via animals coming over from China”.
Pigeons are additionally a part of the order, handed down in Hyesan, Sinuiju.
It comes days after the North Korean chief banned all Chinese language medicines at main hospitals within the capital Pyongyang.
In addition to issuing an order to take away Chinese language medicines from Pyongyang hospitals, the Supreme chief informed researchers to cease Chinese language coronavirus vaccine trials and start producing a home jab.
Mr Kim additionally not too long ago banned “non-socialist” hairstyles just like the mullet.