"For our Party, the life of every one of our people is more precious than anything else, and their good health means the very existence of our Party, state and everything on this land," he said.
North Korea has said that it did not have any cases of coronavirus, even as the world grappled with the pandemic which is believed to have originated in neighbouring China's Wuhan.
Meanwhille, Kim also received a congratulatory message from China President Xi Jinping on the 75th founding anniversary of the WPK.
Jinping mentioned that China was "greatly pleased" over the reliable leadership of Workers' Party and their achievements
"Today, there has been a great change unprecedented in 100 years worldwide and the international and regional situations have become complicated and serious amid the spread of COVID-19," wrote Jinping, as reported by KCNA.
"We have an intent to successfully defend, consolidate and develop the China-Korea relations together with Korean comrades and propel the long-lasting and stable development of the socialist cause of the two countries and thus provide the two countries and the two peoples with greater happiness and make new and active contributions to realizing the regional peace, stability, development and prosperity," the Chinese President wrote.
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