Coronavirus Appears in Afghanistan

February 24, 2020 06:54 PM
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The Afghanistan health ministry has confirmed the country’s first coronavirus case. Government Health Officials say the victim is from Herat and has recently travelled to Afghanistan from Iran. The ministry announced a state of emergency in Herat Province. VOA’s Khalil Noorzai and Hikmat Sorosh have contributed to this report narrated by Bezhan Hamdard.