Afghanistan finds first coronavirus case: health minister

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Afghanistan has detected its first novel coronavirus case, the country's health minister said Monday, a day after Kabul announced it would suspend air and ground travel to Iran, where 12 people have died from the outbreak.

"I announce the first positive coronavirus (case) in Herat," Firozuddin Feroz told a press conference, calling on citizens to avoid travel to the western province which borders Iran.


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