Speaking at a press conference in Kabul, the MoPH spokesman, Wahidullah Mayar said there were no new positive cases registered in Afghanistan in the past 24 hours.
“In total we had 340 test samples and only 22 of them were positive,” Mayar said.
In the meantime, Mayar stated that a thermometer is installed at Islam Qala border between Herat and Iran, which can detect fever and another one will be installed in Kabul international airport.
According to Mayar, the health officials is working to strengthen home quarantine. He said only about 10,000 Afghans have arrived in Iran since yesterday.
The MoPH spokesman rejected reports about the three individuals, who had recently deported from Iran, died after going through an unknown sever disease.
He added that today a laboratory for coronavirus tests will begin work in Herat and there will be no need to send the samples to Kabul for testing.
Thursday 19 March 2020 13:09