The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) says 361 new cases of the coronavirus have been registered in the country during the past 24 hours. The deputy of MoPH, Wahid Majroh in a press conference on Saturday said that with the registration 361 new cases of the coronavirus in the country, the total number reaches 4,402. According to

10 May 2020

Afghan health authorities say 59 new cases of the coronavirus were registered in Herat province during the past 24 hours. The spokesman of Herat Public Health Department, Muhammad Rafiq Sherzai said that 142 suspected samples of the coronavirus were tested during the past 24 hours which 52 of them confirmed positive. According to him, the new cases

10 May 2020

Afghan local officials have confirmed that at least six prisoners have been infected with the coronavirus in the central jail of the Nangarhar province. The Nangarhar governor's press office has confirmed that the prisoners infected with the coronavirus. According to the governor of Nangarhar, Shah Mahmood Mia Khail of the seven suspected samples of the coronavirus, six of them were confirmed positive.

10 May 2020

The Chabahar port is playing a key role in India’s efforts to provide humanitarian aid and medical supplies to Afghanistan amid the Covid-19 crisis, people familiar with developments said. “Chabahar port continues to be operational and this is our conduit for assistance to Afghanistan,” one of the people cited above said on condition of anonymity. India has

10 May 2020

The Commission for Combating the Outbreak of the Coronavirus in Balkh Province has announced that the lockdown restrictions in the province are eased for the next 10 days only for exceptional cases. The Balkh governor's office said in a statement that the government's aid to the poor had been limited in the province due to rising problems during the 40-day quarantine period. The statement added

10 May 2020

The Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi has recently had a cordial and friendly phone call with Afghan Acting Foreign Minister Mohammad Hanif Atmar. This was the first phone call between the two counterparts since Foreign Minister Atmar took office, which is of great significance in the context of the worsening epidemic of COVID-19 in Afghanistan and new opportunities for peace and

10 May 2020