TOLOnews 10pm News 24 March 2020
The Resolute Support (RS) Commander Gen. Scott Miller on Tuesday held a video conference with senior Afghan National and Defense Security Forces (ANDSF) in which he reaffirmed the Resolute Support’s commitment and support for Afghan security forces, and discussed Taliban violence levels and COVID-19 prevention, the mission said in a statement.
“I reiterate to you and everybody on this particular VTC, our commitment and support. And we know we'll work through the political difficulties and we'll be something that the Afghan people can be proud of as well as our own nations,” Miller said.
The Afghan Ministry of Public Health on Tuesday announced 32 new cases of the coronavirus in Herat, putting the total cases to 74 in Afghanistan.
The new cases were reported hours after the Minister of Public Health Ferozuddin Feroz in a press conference on Tuesday cited estimates saying that half of the country's population may become infected with COVID-19.