"Difficult times have befallen us and we will witness more deaths of our loved ones," wrote Wahid Majrooh, Deputy Minister of Public Health, in a heartfelt Facebook post about the Coronavirus pandemic. “A few weeks or months ago, we were watching similar days in other countries. Unfortunately, we did not learn.” Majrooh told the people to stop blaming the government. “It's not enough to

26 May 2020

Afghanistan’s total number of confirmed cases nears the 12,000 mark as the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) announced 658 new cases of the Coronavirus during the past 24 hours. MoPH officials say the tally is now 11,831 total cases with one death and 30 recovered patients during the past 24 hours. The maximum number of new cases

26 May 2020

Local health authorities said at least 77 new Coronavirus cases in Balkh and 85 new cases in Herat province have been registered in the past 24 hours. According to the authorities, so far 31 people have died in Balkh and 37 have recovered in total. Herat remains the second-worst hit province in Afghanistan after Kabul. The total

26 May 2020