Coronavirus Program:New COVID-19 Cases Reported in Afghanist
Wahid Majroh, deputy minister of public health, announced on Monday that in the past 24 hours 285 positive cases of COVID-19 had been reported in Afghanistan, bringing the total to 4,687.
Nationwide, two people died of the coronavirus in the past 24 hours--in Kandahar and Nangarhar province-- and 16 others have recovered, said Majroh, adding: “A limited number of patients have been admitted to the isolation center at Darulaman Palace for various reasons, including security issues.”
The new cases have been reported in Kabul (161), Kandahar (30), Badghis (18), Logar (18), Nangarhar (16), Kunar (16), Herat (7), Kunduz (5), Ghor (5), Parwan (3), Helmand (3), Nuristan (2) and Wardak (1).
In this epidoe of the program, host Karim Amini discusses the topic with Majroh, Dr Tariq Arian, a lecturer and Taj Mohammad Talash, an economic analyst.