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Afghanistan reports 186 new Covid-19 cases

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Nov 20, 2020 - 16:11
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Public Health on Friday said 186 new positive Covid-19 cases were detected during the last 24 hours that saw 13 people dying from the infection. The ministry said 2599 people underwent tests during the past 24 hours...
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Worldwide Covid-19 cases surpass 56m mark

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Nov 19, 2020 - 15:29
KABUL (Pajhwok): The overall number of global coronavirus cases has surpassed the 56 million mark, while the deaths have surged to more than 1.34 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University. In its latest update on Thursday, the University's...
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Afghanistan records 253 new Covid-19 cases

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Nov 19, 2020 - 14:28
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Public Health on Thursday announced detecting 253 new Covid-19 cases during the last 24 hours, pushing active total to 44,177. In a statement, the ministry said 1,201 people underwent tests during the period, with...
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Wedding halls to be closed by end of December

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Nov 18, 2020 - 18:00
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) on Wednesday announced to close wedding halls to prevent the second wave of Covid-19, by the end of December. According to MoPH, around 43,924 individuals have so far been infected with Covid-19...
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Ghazni disabled man help patients by collecting them blood donations

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Nov 18, 2020 - 17:38
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): A disabled man in southern Ghazni province is helping ailing people by providing free blood he collects from donors. Jan Mohammad, a resident of Qarabagh district of Ghazni province, is disabled in both of his legs by polio...
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MoPH registers 243 new Covid-19 cases, 7 deaths

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Nov 18, 2020 - 15:28
کابل (پژواک، ٢٨ لړم ٩٩): د عامې روغتيا وزارت وايي چې په تېرو ٢٤ ساعتونو کې د کرونا ٢٤٣ مثبتې پېښـې ثبت شوې دي چې له دې سره په افغانستان کې پر کرونا ويروس د اخته کسانو شمېر ٤٣٩٢٤ ته ورسېد.
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Covid, insecurity fuel polio cases in Kandahar

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Nov 17, 2020 - 15:12
کندهار (پژواک، ۲۶ لړم ۹۹): روان کال په کندهار کې د ماشومانو د ګوزڼ/پولیو ۱۴ پېښې ثبت شوي، په داسې حال کې چې تېر کال په دغه ولایت کې ټولې شپږ پېښې ثبت شوې وې.
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Afghanistan records 213 new Covid-19 cases, 6 deaths

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Nov 17, 2020 - 14:31
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Public Health on Tuesday announced detecting 213 new Covid-19 cases during the last 24 hours, pushing active total to 43,681.
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MoPH records 228 new Covid-19 cases, 15 deaths

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Nov 16, 2020 - 15:16
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Public Health on Monday announced detecting 228 new Covid-19 cases during the last 24 hours, pushing active total to 43,468.
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Protest as privileges of 72 distributed to 158

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Nov 16, 2020 - 14:19
KABUL (Pajhwok): A four months risk fee of 72 nurses and drivers of Kabul Ambulance who worked on the front line during the first wave of Covid-19 have has been distributed to 158 employees of this department against the procedure of the Ministry of Public Health .
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205 test positive for Covid-19 country-wide: MoPH

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Nov 15, 2020 - 21:45
KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan recorded 205 positive coronavirus cases and 12 deaths in the past 24 hours, the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) said on Sunday. Of the fresh coronavirus cases, 59 were recorded in Herat, 27 in Nangarhar, 18 in Kabul, 17...
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Over 40pc Afghan kids suffer from chronic malnutrition

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Nov 15, 2020 - 18:36
KABUL (Pajhwok): A year-long nationwide campaign for reducing malnutrition among children and mothers was launched in Kabul on Sunday, as more than 40 percent of children suffer from chronic malnutrition and two percent of mothers from anemia...
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Useless spending in name of Covid-19 awareness opposed

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Nov 15, 2020 - 11:37
​MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Residents of some districts of northern Balkh province grumble about the lack of health services in their areas, complaining of facing a host of problems. The Public Awareness Committee on the risks of Covid-19 in Mazar-i-...
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MoPH records 66 new Covid-19 cases, 10 deaths

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Nov 14, 2020 - 15:44
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Public Health on Saturday announced detecting 66 new Covid-19 cases during the last 24 hours, with the total cases reaching 43,035. In a statement, the ministry said 170 people underwent tests during the period, with...
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Over 170 Covid-19 cases registered in the past 24hrs: MoPH

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Nov 13, 2020 - 18:25
KABUL (Pajhwok): The number of coronavirus patients in Afghanistan reached 42,969 with the fresh 174 new cases registered nationwide in the past 24 hours, the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) said on Friday. According to the MoPH 591 suspected cases...
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MoPH records 186 new Covid-19 cases, 10 deaths

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Nov 12, 2020 - 14:42
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) on Thursday announced detecting 186 new Covid-19 cases during the last 24 hours, with the total cases reaching 42,795 and three people have died from the virus during the period. MoPH in a...
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Balkh: 17m afs extra charged in hospital items’ purchase

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Nov 11, 2020 - 16:48
KABUL (Pajhwok): Fifty-one items have been purchased for the Balkh Hospital and a clinic by charging 17 million afghanis extra as compared to their normal rates, Pajhwok Afghan News has learnt reliably.
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Ghazni regional hospital lacks medicines: Residents

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Nov 11, 2020 - 16:46
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Residents of southern Ghazni province say the regional hospital lacks medicines and patients are left with no option but to buy medicines in the market. Talking to Pajhwok on Wednesday, a number of residents said the province'...
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146 new Covid-19 cases surface in Afghanistan

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Nov 11, 2020 - 14:18
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Public Health on Wednesday announced detecting 146 new Covid-19 cases during the last 24 hours, with the total cases reaching 42,609.
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2 senior health officials attempt to steal millions of afghanis

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Nov 10, 2020 - 18:44
KABUL (Pajhwok): Pajhwok findings show an official of the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) in collusion with the public health director of western Badghis province had tried to embezzle millions of afghanis by using fake documents and contracts.
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