Tolo News: The World Health Organization (WHO) says that the organization will start the coronavirus vaccination campaign in Afghanistan in June. According to WHO, more than five million people in Afghanistan will benefit from the vaccine in this campaign. The COVID-19 vaccination campaign is planned in Afghanistan for June 2022, covering 34 provinces and targeting
Pajhwok: The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) on Tuesday said that the number of coronavirus cases has more than doubled and deaths from the virus tripled in the past two weeks in the country. Health professionals say the number of coronavirus cases increase in the beginning of cold season and the arrival of warm seasons.
8am: The Afghan-Japan Hospital in Kabul announced a resurgence of coronavirus cases in Afghanistan, adding that not having access to identification kits has posed serious challenges. According to the officials of the hospital, more than 70 positive cases of COVID-19 have been recorded in the country in the past 24 hours. Click here to read
8am: Mohammad Zaman Azami, Head of COVID-19 Hospital in the province told Hasht-e Subh that the hospital has all the basic supplies, including active beds and medicines except oxygen and food shortages. Click here to read more (external link).
Tolo News: “There were many centers last year. We had over 1,200 centers, but, as we all know, support for fighting COVID-19 stopped with the political changes and the return of the Islamic Emirate in Afghanistan, so the number of centers was reduced,” said Jawid Hazhir, Spokesman of MoPH. Click here to read more (external
Tolo News: Afghan health officials on Monday said they are optimistic about the reduction of COVID-19 cases in Afghanistan, highlighting that only 38 people have died across the country in the past 3 months. Jawid Hazhir, the spokesman of the Ministry of the Public Health (MoPH), said that more than 2,400 people were infected with
8am: The authorities of COVID-19 Hospital in Nimruz province have reported they have started the hospital’s operations after a four-month of delay. Earlier, the authorities and medical staff of the province complained about the lack of medical equipment and the non-payment of salaries for several months. However, the problem has not been fully addressed yet.
Ariana: Forty people have died from COVID-19 in Afghanistan in the past week, authorities said on Tuesday. The Ministry of Public Health, however, said that the peak of the current wave of COVID-19 has passed in Afghanistan and that infections and deaths are declining. Click here to read more (external link).
Ariana: Coinciding with a new wave of coronavirus in Afghanistan, the World Health Organization (WHO) said a vaccination campaign is underway in the country and that more than 4.1 million Afghans have received the jab. According to the organization, 50 percent of these people are women. Click here to read more (external link). Other Health
8am: The authorities at the COVID-19 Hospital in Zaranj, the capital city of Nimruz province, say they have not paid staff at the hospital for seven months. According to the authorities of the hospital, they will close the hospital’s gates to patients if they do not observe their problems. Click here to read more (external