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Paktia: 4 of a family infected with COVID-19

9 Apr 2020 - 07:13
9 Apr 2020 - 07:13

GARDEZ (Pajhwok): Four members of a family have been infected with the coronavirus in southeastern Paktia province, an official said on Thursday.

Abdullah Hasrat, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News four new positive cases of coronavirus had been registered in the province.

A man of the family had already contracted the virus. He said based on Ministry of Public Health directions they could not share further information about the infected man.

However, a source said the family was living in Samkani district. A day earlier, MoPH said 21 new COVID-19 cases had been registered in Afghanistan, taking the nation’s tally to 444.

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