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38 positive cases of Coronavirus have been registered across the country in the past 24 hours.

05 Apr 2020 Government Media and Information Center

KABUL, Afghanistan: So far, 2,595 suspected coronavirus samples have been delivered to the MoPH laboratories of Kabul, Nangarhar and Herat, of which 337 have been identified positive Wahidullah Mayar, spokesperson for the Ministry of Public Health, speaking on the series of Coronavirus update daily press conferences at the Government Media and Information Center (GMIC), added: "In the past 24 hours, 38 new positive cases of coronavirus have been registered in the country." He said 10 of these cases are in Kabul, 10 in Herat, eight in Kandahar, three in Paktia, two in Samangan, two in Balkh and Kapisa, Takhar and Zabul each has one positive case. Over the past 24 hours, five people with coronavirus have also been cured, according to Mayar, adding that the total number of recovered people has reached to 17. Spokesperson for the Ministry of Public Health said that the results of Coronavirus's test from an elderly patient from Takhar province, who died this morning due to respiratory illness, was also positive. He added that four respirator sent to Afghanistan by a Qatari charity that would be sent to Herat province. Mayar also said that Corona virus diagnosis laboratories have been launched in Balkh province, where suspicious samples of coronavirus from nearby provinces could be tested.

 

 

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Original Link: http://www.gmic.gov.af/english/press-releases33/708-38-positive-cases-of-coronavirus-have-been-registered-across-the-country-in-the-past-24-hours

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