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Covid-19 deaths top 1,500 in Afghanistan

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Oct 21, 2020 - 15:47
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) said on Wednesday 141 more individuals tested positive for Covid-19 in Afghanistan in the past 24 hours.
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41m infected with Covid-19 internationally

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Oct 21, 2020 - 15:22
KABUL (Pajhwok): Around 41 million people have been tested positive for Covid-19 and more than 1.129 million killed by the pandemic across the globe, statistics from a US-based university suggest.
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Heart surgical ward inaugurated in Kabul hospital

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Oct 20, 2020 - 16:51
KABUL (Pajhwok): For the first time, a heart surgery ward was inaugurated on Tuesday at the Indira Gandhi Children Hospital in Kabul, with the first heart surgery due coming week, an official said. Acting Health Minister Dr. Ahmad Jawad Usmani,...
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Covid-19 deaths near 1,500 in Afghanistan

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Oct 20, 2020 - 15:34
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) said on Tuesday 82 more individuals tested positive for Covid-19 in Afghanistan in the past 24 hours. In a statement, the ministry said 398 individuals underwent tests and 82 of them were...
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Up to 18 times the normal prices paid for Ghor hospital items

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Oct 19, 2020 - 16:07
KABUL (Pajhwok): Documents show equipment for a hospital in western Ghor province have been purchased 11 million afghanis higher than their normal prices, Pajhwok Afghan News learned reliably
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87 more coronavirus cases, 5 fatalities reported

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Oct 19, 2020 - 15:55
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) said on Monday 87 more individuals had tested positive for Covid-19 in Afghanistan in the past 24 hours. In a statement, the ministry said 523 individuals underwent tests and 87 of them were...
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50pc of Herat students contract Covid-19: official

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Oct 19, 2020 - 08:26
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Forty to 50 percent students in western Herat province have contracted coronavirus, a Public Health Department inspection team says. The first positive coronavirus case was detected in Herat province on February 24 this year...
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Usmani blamed for illegal appointments, reshuffles

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Oct 18, 2020 - 16:07
KABUL (Pajhwok): Dozens of Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) officials were illegally appointed, replaced or dismissed by the acting health minister. Under the constitution, an acting minister has no authority to make appointments, order reshuffles...
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59 more coronavirus cases, 4 fatalities reported

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Oct 18, 2020 - 15:30
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) said on Sunday 59 more individuals had tested positive for Covid-19 in Afghanistan in the past 24 hours.
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53 more Covid-19 cases, 3 fatalities reported

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Oct 17, 2020 - 14:33
کابل (پژواک، ٢٦ تله ٩٩): د عامې روغتيا وزارت وايي چې په تېرو ٢٤ ساعتونو کې د کرونا ٥٣ مثبتې پېښـې ثبت شوې دي چې له دې سره په افغانستان کې پر کرونا ويروس د اخته کسانو شمېر ٤٠١٤١ ته ورسېد.
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Covid-19: ADB provides more medical supplies to Afghanistan

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Oct 15, 2020 - 16:20
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Thursday handed over a second batch of personal protective equipment (PPEs) worth $913,000 to Afghanistan to help the country combat coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. The PPEs were turned...
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Private hospitals issue fake Covid test certificates

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Oct 15, 2020 - 14:44
KABUL (Pajhwok): Some private hospitals have issued individuals travelling abroad fake Covid-19 test certificates in return for money, Pajhwok Afghan News has learnt reliably.
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Covid-19 cases in Afghanistan top 40,000

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Oct 15, 2020 - 14:15
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) said on Thursday 32 more individuals had tested positive for Covid-19 in Afghanistan in the past 24 hours. In a statement, the ministry said 248 individuals underwent tests and 32 of them were...
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Afghanistan records 66 new Covid-19 cases

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Oct 14, 2020 - 13:48
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) said on Wednesday 66 more individuals had tested positive for Covid-19 in Afghanistan in the past 24 hours. In a statement, the ministry said 318 individuals underwent tests and 66 of them were...
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Global Covid-19 cases top 38 million

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Oct 13, 2020 - 17:49
KABUL (Pajhwok): The number of people infected with the coronavirus since the beginning of the pandemic surpassed 38 million on Tuesday, data compiled from health authorities worldwide showed. Out of those who contracted the disease, around 1.08...
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In Afghanistan, Covid infections near 40,000

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Oct 13, 2020 - 15:24
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) said on Tuesday 58 more individuals had tested positive for Covid-19 in Afghanistan in the past 24 hours. In a statement, the ministry said 405 individuals underwent tests and 58 of them were...
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71 new coronavirus cases surface since yesterday

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Oct 12, 2020 - 15:25
KABUL (Pajhwok): At least 71 new positive coronavirus cases emerged in Afghanistan in the last 24 hours, taking the nation’s tally to 39,870, the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) said on Monday. In a statement, the ministry said 565 individuals...
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94 new Covid-19 cases, 4 fatalities reported

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Oct 11, 2020 - 14:40
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) said on Sunday 94 individuals had tested positive for Covid-19 in Afghanistan in the past 24 hours, taking the nation’s tally to 39,799. In a statement, the ministry said 475 individuals...
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10 Covid-19 cases, one death reported in last 24 hours

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Oct 10, 2020 - 14:49
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) on Saturday said 10 individuals had tested positive for Covid-19 in Afghanistan in the past 24 hours, taking the nation’s tally to 39,703.
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68 test positive for Covid-19 in 24 hours

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Oct 08, 2020 - 15:32
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) on Thursday said 68 individuals tested positive for Covid-19 infection in Afghanistan in the past 24 hours, taking the nation’s tally to 39,616. In a statement, the ministry said 372 individuals...
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