Tolo News: The Ministry of Public Health on Monday reported 55 new cases of the coronavirus out of 149 samples tested over the last 24 hours. The number of total cases is now 38,054, the total reported deaths is 1,1389, and the total recoveries is 28,360. Click here to read more (external link). Related
Tolo News: Dr. Ahmad Jawad Osmani on Thursday was introduced as the acting minister of public health and he said in a press conference that he would bring reforms to the health sector. On May 31, President Ashraf Ghani appointed Dr. Osmani as the acting minister of public health, replacing Ferozuddin Feroz, who had served
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty May 19, 2020 The son of Ahmad Shah Masud, the revered anti-Soviet and anti-Taliban commander, says he and several members of his family have tested positive for the coronavirus. In a May 19 post on Twitter and Facebook, Ahmad Masud said his COVID-19 symptoms were not “so serious,” while warning that
1TV: Afghanistan’s Senate referred Public Health Minister Ferozuddin Feroz and presidential adviser Waheed Omer to prosecutors on Thursday. Members of the Senate’s complaints commission said that there is rampant corruption over coronavirus fight budget in the ministry of health and the committee to fight the virus and the officials have refused to give account to
Tolo News: 106 new positive coronavirus cases have been reported in Afghanistan in the past 24 hours, said Public Health Minister Ferozuddin Feroz, bringing the total to 1,281. So far 42 people have died due to the coronavirus and 180 others have recovered, according to the Health Ministry. Click here to read more (external link).
Tolo News: Over the last 24 hours, 40 positive coronavirus cases have been reported in the country, Health Minister Ferozuddin Feroz said Thursday, bringing the total registered number of cases in the country to 484. So far, 15 people have died as a result of disease in the country, and another 32 have recovered, said
Tolo News: Minister of Public Health Ferozuddin Feroz, at an opening ceremony for a COVID-19 testing center in Kabul on Monday, said the capacity of health facilities in the country will be increased to 1,000 tests a day by the end of this week. Current number of coronavirus cases reported in Afghanistan: 145. Click here
Tolo News: The positive cases of COVID-19 reached 120 in Afghanistan after three people tested positive for the virus on Sunday, said Public Health Minister Ferozuddin Feroz, who added that the cases are increasing and that his institution does not have access to the required budget to fight the pandemic. Click here to read more
Tolo News: 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. Feroz said that if the necessary measures are taken, the risk of getting the virus will be reduced, otherwise–based on these predictions–more than one hundred thousand
Tolo News: The Ministry of Public Health on Saturday reported “three” more positive cases of the new coronavirus – or COVID-19 — in the western province of Herat. This brings the total reported cases of to “four” in Afghanistan, according to Public Health Minister Ferozuddin Feroz who addressed a press conference in Kabul on Saturday.