Kandahar Coronavirus Testing Lab Halts Work Due to Lack of Kits

A COVID-19 sample testing center has halted its operation in Kandahar province due to lack of kits and other personal protection equipment, the provincial health department said.

The Kandahar health department called on the Afghan Ministry of Public Health to take action and resolve the issue.

Meanwhile, residents in Kandahar have warned that the virus could further spread among the people if actions are not taken.

According to medical officials in Kandahar, at least 300 patients suspected of being infected with COVID-19 have been tested in Kandahar. The suspected patients are from Kandahar, Helmand and Urozgan provinces.

15 / April 2020
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