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No Covid-19 case recorded among drug addicts

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Nov 10, 2020 - 18:18
KABUL (Pajhwok): So far no drug addict has contracted coronavirus in Afghanistan while some addicts call themselves “anti-Covid-19”, but health experts term this a baseless claim. According to the Ministry of Public Health, since the outbreak of...
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Japan pledges $9mn for Afghan children, mothers’ health

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Nov 10, 2020 - 15:56
KABUL (Pajhwok): Japan pledged approximately $9 million in aid to help UNICEF provide life-saving interventions and address urgent needs and rights of Afghanistan ’s children and women , a statement said on Tuesday. Takahashi Yoshiaki, Chargé d’...
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Nangarhar gets special virus hospital for police

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Nov 10, 2020 - 15:21
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): A 50-bed hospital has been established in eastern Nangarhar province for treatment of policemen with coronavirus symptoms, an official said on Tuesday. Riyazuddin Darmal, a top Ministry of Interior official, who inaugurated the...
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Nimroz residents visit Mullahs for Covid-19 treatment

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Nov 10, 2020 - 15:15
ZARANJ (Pajhwok): Some residents of western Nimroz province are deeply concerned about the second wave of Covid-19 pandemic and used to visit religious scholars for Tawiz and Doua to prevent and treat the disease.
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MoPH reports 166 new Covid-19 cases, 3 deaths

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Nov 10, 2020 - 14:17
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Public Health on Tuesday announced detecting 166 new Covid-19 cases during the last 24 hours, with the total cases reaching 42,463.
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MoPH records 137 new Covid-19 cases, 12 deaths

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Nov 09, 2020 - 21:04
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Public Health on Monday announced detecting 137 new Covid-19 cases during the last 24 hours, with the total cases reaching 42297.
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Afghanistan records 126 new Covid-19 cases, 6 deaths

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Nov 08, 2020 - 15:23
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) said on Sunday 126 new Covid-19 cases had surfaced in Afghanistan during the last 24 hours, pushing up the country’s overall tally to 42,109.
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Principal’s death rumor from Coivd-19 proves false

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Nov 08, 2020 - 10:33
KABUL (Pajhwok): Rumors that the Lameh Shaheed High School principal died from coronavirus and its teachers and students have been infected by the virus are false, Pajhwok Afghan News has reliably learned.
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Covid-19 2nd wave feared if precautions ignored

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Nov 07, 2020 - 20:08
KABUL (Pajhwok): The probability of a second wave of Covid-19 in Afghanistan is feared after a doctor contracted the virus for a second time and died. Millions of Afghans have already recovered from the disease.
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Afghanistan’s Covid-19 tally tops 42,000

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Nov 07, 2020 - 15:33
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) said on Saturday 58 new Covid-19 cases had surfaced in Afghanistan during the last 24 hours, pushing up the country’s overall tally to 42,033.
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Action stressed to avert measles, polio epidemics

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Nov 07, 2020 - 11:20
KABUL (Pajhwok): UNICEF and the World Health Organization (WHO) on Saturday called for action to avert major measles and polio epidemics. The call comes as COVID-19 continues to disrupt immunisation services worldwide, leaving millions of vulnerable...
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Afghanistan records 40 Covid-19 cases in past 24hrs

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Nov 06, 2020 - 15:17
KABUL (Pajhwok): Forty people tested positive for coronavirus in the past 24 hours taking the national tally to 41,975, the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) said on Friday. During the period total 397 suspected cases were taken to different...
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Global coronavirus cases near 49 million

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Nov 06, 2020 - 11:50
KABUL (Pajhwok): The number of global coronavirus (Covid-19) cases is approaching 49 million on Friday, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University. In Afghanistan , 41,935 people have been affected by the respiratory disease so far in...
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Herat: Covid-19 tests remain suspended since 5 days

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Nov 05, 2020 - 18:36
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Covid-19 testing labs in western Herat province have run out of necessary items since last five days, with 600 suspected patients awaiting their results. Mohammad Rafiq Sherzai, spokesman of Herat public health department, told...
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Afghanistan records 121 new Covid cases. 6 deaths

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Nov 05, 2020 - 14:30
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) on Thursday said 121 new Covid-19 cases had surfaced in Afghanistan during the last 24 hours, pushing up the country’s overall tally to 41,935. In a statement, MoPH said 356 people underwent...
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First ever heart surgery in Kabul hospital successful

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Nov 04, 2020 - 17:30
KABUL (Pajhwok): The first ever heart surgery has been successfully performed at the Indira Gandhi Children Hospital in Kabul. In a statement, the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) said doctors of the children hospital’s heart surgery department...
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MoPH reports 86 new Covid-19 cases, 4 deaths

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Nov 04, 2020 - 15:40
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) on Wednesday said 86 new Covid-19 cases surfaced in Afghanistan during the last 24 hours, pushing up the country’s overall tally to 41,814.
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Afghanistan records 95 new Covid-19 cases

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Nov 03, 2020 - 14:28
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) on Tuesday said 95 new positive Covid-19 cases surfaced in Afghanistan during the last 24 hours, pushing up the country’s overall tally to 41,728. In a statement, MoPH said 457 people underwent...
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Nangarhar doctors want their problems resolved

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Nov 02, 2020 - 19:32
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Doctors at the Nashtar National Kidney Hospital in eastern Nangarhar province on Monday complained they have been facing some problems. According to the doctors, they work over 40 hours part time in a week but they are denied...
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Covid-19 cases on rise in Afghanistan: Dr. Usmani

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Nov 02, 2020 - 16:40
KABUL (Pajhwok): Acting Public Health Minister Dr. Jawad Usmani on Monday said coronavirus cases have increased compared to previous weeks across the country. Dr. Usmani, who was addressing a press conference here, expressed his deep concern over...
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