The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) announced that at least six new positive cases of coronavirus have been recorded in Kabul and Daikundi provinces. The spokesman of MoPH, Wahidullah Mayar said five new cases have been tested positive in Kabul and one other in Daikundi. According to Mayar, one of the cases has the experience of travelling

2 April 2020

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) says a total of 236 million AFN have been sent to the provinces so far to meet urgent needs. The MoPH Finance Chief, Hafizulah Sa'adat in a press conference said around $8 milion is being processed and soon will be available to the Ministry. “So far we have not faced any issues regarding the budget," he said.

2 April 2020

Afghanistan has received its first batch of Chinese COVID-19 prevention materials as part of Beijing’s commitment to provide assistance to help Kabul fight the coronavirus. The shipment on board arrived Thursday in Kabul that Chinese Ambassador has announced. "China's first batch of COVID-19 prevention materials has arrived in Kabul," Wang Yu, Chinese ambassador to Afghanistan, tweeted on Thursday.

2 April 2020

The humanitarian aid has been sent to Afghanistan on behalf of the President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev to help prevent the spread of coronavirus infection. The aid consists of basic necessities to fight the coronavirus. The humanitarian aid, including medical masks, protective overalls, thermal imagers for detecting the disease, pyrometers, flour, oil, rice, laundry soap, clothes for children, was sent along the route Angren

2 April 2020

The streets of Afghanistan’s capital, Kabul, were packed on Friday; a hectic bustling in the markets and shops, pious whispers ringing from prayer gatherings at the mosques, the skies full of kites that children were flying. But on Saturday the city of around six million people went into lockdown to stop the spread of coronavirus in one of the poorest and most war-torn countries

2 April 2020

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed the authorities concerned to prepare a relief package for the Afghan refugees and Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) facing hardship due to the coronavirus epidemic. The directives came during a meeting of the federal cabinet following a request by Pakistani Minister for States and Frontier Regions (Safron) Shehryar Afridi. The Pakistani

2 April 2020

The Taliban said Wednesday the group was ready to declare a cease-fire in areas of Afghanistan under its control if they are hit by a coronavirus outbreak. The announcement follows a U.N. Security Council statement Tuesday urging Afghanistan’s warring parties to heed the U.N. secretary-general’s call for an immediate cease-fire to respond to the pandemic and ensure the delivery of humanitarian aid throughout the

2 April 2020