More than 40 Health Workers in Herat Infected with COVID-19

More than 40 health workers in Herat, including doctors, nurses and administrative staff, have reportedly contracted with the coronavirus, local officials said.

Nasser Habib, head of the Herat Regional Hospital, told the media outlets that a number of doctors and staff, administrative and nursing staff at the hospital had contracted the coronavirus.

He added that the patients are in good health conditions.

Meanwhile, Herat Public Health officials confirmed that three doctors have admitted to have infected with the coronavirus.

Meanwhile, the Herat Public Health Department acknowledges the lack of health facilities to protect doctors against the coronavirus.

“The number of health workers infected with the coronavirus in Herat province last week was 16, but now it has risen to 41, and most of these doctors and health workers are living in solitary confinement,” according to TOLOnews.
This comes as Herat has the highest number of people infected with the coronavirus in Afghanistan.

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