An asylum-seeker on the Greek island of Lesvos was shot and injured after apparently violating coronavirus quarantine rules, officials said Thursday. The man, an Afghan, reported to the camp's infirmary with buckshot wounds late Wednesday, sources at the Moria camp said. He was taken to the local hospital but his condition was not deemed serious. The man told

23 April 2020

China will continue to support Afghanistan's fight against COVID-19, Chinese Ambassador Wang Yu said on Thursday at a handover ceremony held in Kabul for medical assistance donated by the Chinese government. "This is the second batch of 7.2-ton medical supplies donated by China, including much-needed medical equipment such as test kits, masks, protective clothes, goggles and infrared thermometer," Wang said at the ceremony which

23 April 2020

The Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (Moal) says the price of egg came down from 12 AFN to 6 AFN per unit on Thursday. The decrease in egg price happened after officials decided to import quality eggs via three ports to the country. Wholesale prices of egg in the country have plunged by 15-30 per cent since the outbreak of the novel coronavirus disease,

23 April 2020

Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic,. the European Union on Wednesday/ announced contribution of 2.7 million euros to UNICEF to support access to education for emergency-affected children and provide life-saving treatment to those affected by acute malnutrition in hard-to-reach areas of Afghanistan, a press release said. With the unprecedented scope and scale of the pandemic, Afghanistan is likely to be significantly affected due to its weak

23 April 2020

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) says at least 50 new cases of the coronavirus were registered in the country during the past 24 hours. The Minister of Health, Firuzuddin Firuz in a press conference said that with the registration of the new cases, the number of people infected with the virus reaches 1226. According to the

23 April 2020

Local health officials have confirmed that at least five new cases of the coronavirus were registered in the province’s laboratory during the past 24 hours. The spokesman of Nangarhar governor, Ataullah Khogyani said that 14 suspected cases of coronavirus were recorded in the laboratory of the province which five of them confirmed positive. According to Khogyani, the

23 April 2020