UNICEF Afghanistan COVID-19 brief

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UNICEF intervention
UNICEF Afghanistan/2020/Narges

Highlights

The Minister of Public Health confirmed the first case of COVID-19 in Afghanistan on 24 February 2020, nearly three weeks prior to the declaration of the current COVID-19 outbreak as a Global Pandemic. As of 12 April 2020, 600 individuals have tested positive, with 19 deaths and 38 people who have recovered. Most of the confirmed cases have a history of travel from Iran, with Herat being the most affected province in Afghanistan, followed by Kabul.

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UNICEF Afghanistan
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