Coronavirus Could Infect 80% of Afghanistan Population: MoPH

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) says based on the World Health Organization (WHO) warning, 80 percent of the Afghanistan population could infect the coronavirus.

The Health Minister, Ferozuddin Firoz in a press conference said that in total, the country so far has registered 42 positive coronvirus cases.

“The situation is under control, but the number of positive cases will increase in the upcoming days,” Mr. Firoz said.

The health minister has once again warned Afghan citizens to avoid wedding parties and gatherings.

“Formal measures to restrict non-essential movement in Herat province will be in effect tomorrow, the health minister said,” he added.

Mr. Firoz stated that the Taliban group agreed that the health workers can send medical materials to the areas under their control.

24 / March 2020
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