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Confirmed Coronavirus Cases in Afghanistan: 174

Five people have been recovered from the coronavirus and four people have died, according to the Ministry of Public Health.
Confirmed Coronavirus Cases in Afghanistan: 174
Wahidullah Mayar, a spokesman for the Ministry of Public Health, on Tuesday confirmed that the number of positive cases in the country has risen to 174.
From 60 tests, four of them were positive-- two from Kandahar, one from Daikundi and one from Nimruz province--according to Mayar.
On Monday, Health Minister Ferozuddin Feroz, at an opening ceremony for a COVID-19 testing center in Kabul, said the capacity of health facilities in the country will be increased to 1,000 tests a day by the end of this week.
The center was used for animal health previously, but it will now operate under the Ministry of Public Health and will have the capacity of performing 100 tests in 24 hours.
Right now, the country’s COVID-19 testing centers have the capacity for 600 tests a day: 400 in Kabul, 100 in Herat and 100 in Nangarhar.
Feroz said that the capacity of the centers will be increased further in the coming weeks.
Confirmed cases in Afghanistan:
Herat: 131
Kabul: 10 (including 4 foreign soldiers)
Farah: 5
Samangan: 4
Nimruz: 5
Logar: 3
Balkh: 3
Zabul: 2
Ghazni: 1
Badakhshan: 1
Kandahar: 3
Daikundi: 2
Nangarhar: 1
Kapisa: 1
Badghis: 1
Sar-e-Pul: 1
Source : Afghan Voice Agency(AVA)
Tuesday 31 March 2020 10:40
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