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Afghanistan Confirms first case of Coronavirus

Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

24th Feb, 2020. 01:14 pm
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Afghanistan’s minister of public health said on Monday the country had identified its first case of coronavirus.

Reuters reported that Ferozuddin Feroz, the minister of public health, told a press conference in Kabul one of three suspected cases had been confirmed in the Western province of Herat.

He announced a state of emergency in the province, which borders Iran where dozens of cases of the disease have been confirmed and eight people have died.

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