Suspected Case of Coronavirus Reported in Ghor Province

Afghan local officials have reported one suspected case of coronavirus Tuesday in a western Ghor province neighboring the Herat province.

The governor of Ghor, Gholam Naser Khazeh confirmed the suspected case of Coronavirus to Reporterly, saying a patient who recently visited neighboring Iran and came to the country is in isolation in a hospital in the western Ghor province.

This comes as a number of media outlets also reported about a suspected case of Coronavirus in Helmand province.

Health officials reported three suspected cases of coronavirus Sunday in a western province next to the border with Iran.

The reported cases prompted the Afghan government to temporarily suspend air and land travel with Iran and halt the import of chicken and eggs from the neighboring country.

25 / February 2020
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