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Afghanistan records 62 new Covid-19 cases

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Oct 07, 2020 - 13:28
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) on Wednesday said 62 individuals have been infected with Covid-19 in Afghanistan in the past 24 hours, taking the nation’s tally to 39,548. In a statement, the ministry said 370 individuals...
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In past 24 hours, 64 people contract coronavirus

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Oct 06, 2020 - 16:02
KABUL (Pajhwok): At least 64 new positive coronavirus cases have been registered in Afghanistan in the last 24 hours, taking the nation’s tally to 39,484, the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) said on Tuesday. In a statement, the ministry said 372...
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Ghor lacks health facilities to treat drug addicts

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Oct 06, 2020 - 15:12
FEROZKOH (Pajhwok): Residents, civil society activists and Provincial Council members are complaining about of lack of treatment facilities for drug addicts in western Ghor province. Only a 20-bed hospital to treat drug addicts exists in Ghor where...
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Coronavirus under control in Afghanistan: Usmani

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Oct 05, 2020 - 18:02
KABUL (Pajhwok): Acting Public Health Minister Ahmad Jawad Usmani on Monday said the Covid-19 pandemic was under control in the country The minister told a press conference here that serious measures were in place at provincial health centers to...
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Afghanistan records 81 new Covid-19 cases

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Oct 05, 2020 - 16:24
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) on Monday said at least 81 individuals tested positive for Covid-19 disease in Afghanistan in the last 24 hours. In a statement, the ministry said 341 individuals underwent tests and 81 of them...
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Worldwide Covid-19 cases cross 35m mark

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Oct 04, 2020 - 16:49
KABUL (Pajhwok): Around 35 million people have tested positive for Covid-19 with more than a million deaths and 26 million recoveries across the globe, statistics from a US-based university suggest. After emerging in the Wuhan city of China last...
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Nangarhar shifts 150 addicts to Kabul for treatment

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Oct 04, 2020 - 16:10
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): As many as 150 drug addicts have been shifted to capital Kabul from eastern Nangarhar province for treatment, the governor’s spokesman said on Sunday. Attaullah Khogyani said the addicts were collected from various areas of the...
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44 new Covid-19 cases emerge in Afghanistan

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Oct 04, 2020 - 15:12
KABUL (Pajhwok): At least 44 new positive coronavirus cases have been registered in Afghanistan in the last 24 hours, taking the nation’s tally to 39,341, the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) said on Sunday.
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QRCS project to control Covid-19 in rural Afghanistan

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Oct 04, 2020 - 08:48
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has launched a project to combat Covid-19 in Afghanistan by providing protective supplies for 300 health workers at 50 primary healthcare facilities in remote areas. The QRCS said in a statement...
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IDLG accused of delaying Herat health officials’ salaries

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Oct 03, 2020 - 18:19
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Over 200 health officials in western Herat province have not received their salaries from the past two months, an official said on Saturday. Public Health Director Abdul Hakim Tamana complained against the Independent...
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WHO worker dies from Covid-19 in Takhar

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Oct 03, 2020 - 16:04
KABUL (Pajhwok): A World Health Organization (WHO) worker died from coronavirus in northern Takhar province on Saturday, an official said. Masomah Jafari, deputy spokeswoman for the Ministry of Public Health, told Pajhwok Afghan News that Zamanuddin...
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7 test positive for coronavirus in Kabul: MoPH

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Oct 03, 2020 - 15:27
KABUL (Pajhwok): Seven positive coronavirus cases were registered in Kabul in the past 24 hours, taking the nation’s tally to 39,297, the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) said on Saturday. In a statement, the ministry said the new positive cases...
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Five people test positive for coronavirus nation-wide in past 24hrs: MoPH

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Oct 02, 2020 - 15:09
KABUL (Pajhwok): Five people have diagnosed coronavirus in Afghanistan in the past 24 hours taking the total nationally tally to 39,290, the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) said in a statement on Friday. According to the health ministry a total 211...
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Covid-19: US donates 100 ventilators to Afghanistan

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Oct 01, 2020 - 18:21
KABUL (Pajhwok): A senior US diplomat on Thursday handed over 100 state of the art ventilators to Public Health Minister Ahmad Jawad Usmani to help Afghanistan ’s fight against coronavirus. In a tweet, US Charge d Affaires Ross Wilson said: “This...
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17 new Covid-19 cases reported in Afghanistan

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Oct 01, 2020 - 15:29
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) on Thursday said 17 new Covid-19 cases had been registered in the last past 24 hours in different parts of the country. In a statement, the ministry said 375 individuals underwent tests and 17 of...
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Afghanistan records 14 new Covid-19 cases

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Sep 30, 2020 - 13:49
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) on Wednesday said 14 new Covid-19 cases had been registered in the past 24 hours in different parts of the country. In a statement, the ministry said 285 individuals underwent tests and 14 of...
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15 new Covid-19 cases reported in Afghanistan

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Sep 29, 2020 - 15:33
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) on Tuesday said 15 new Covid-19 cases had been registered in the past 24 hours in different parts of the country. In a statement, the ministry said 279 individuals underwent tests and 15 of them...
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Afghanistan records 12 new Covid-19 cases

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Sep 28, 2020 - 14:01
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) on Monday said 12 new Covid-19 cases had been registered in the past 24 hours in different parts of the country, taking the nation’s overall tally to 39,239. In a statement, the ministry said 224...
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A million individuals die globally from Covid-19

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Sep 28, 2020 - 13:59
KABUL (Pajhwok): Around one million individuals have lost their lives to the Covid-19 pandemic around the globe, with 33 million infected, news reports say. After emerging in the Wuhan city of China last December, the COVID-19 pandemic has spread to...
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Focus on domestic production of medicines: Usmani

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Sep 26, 2020 - 17:13
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) has said the import of medicines worth millions of dollars is a huge loss to Afghanistan ’s economy and pledged to facilitate local drugs manufacturing. This was stated by Acting Health Minister...
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