Kovid-19 birth in Afghanistan
The outbreak of coronavirus 2019-2021 in Afghanistan was confirmed on February 24, 2020 with the confirmation of the first case in Herat. On June 28, 2021, the number of positive cases reached 145,008, of which 94,814 improved and 6,515 people died. The disease has been reported in all 34 provinces of Afghanistan, of which Kabul province has the highest number of cases.
On January 12, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) confirmed that the new coronavirus was the cause of a respiratory illness in a group of people in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China, which was reported to the WHO on December 31, 2019. The mortality rate for Covid-19 was much lower than in 2003 for acute respiratory syndrome / SARS.
Collective return of immigrants from Iran and Pakistan
In March 2020, at least 150,000 Afghans returned to Iran due to the worldwide outbreak on the Islam Qala border in Herat province. More than 1,000 people cross the border every day during the month. Between March and April 2020, the number of cases in Herat province reached more than 200. At the Chaman and Torkham borders, more than 60,000 Afghans returned from Pakistan in three days.
In 4 Hout, at least three citizens of Herat who had recently returned from Qom were suspected of having Covid-19 infection. Their blood samples were sent to Kabul for further testing.
On May 5, Afghanistan tested positive for one of the three men, a 35-year-old man. On March 7, three new cases were confirmed in Herat province. The total number of positive cases in Afghanistan has reached four.
On 22 March, the first outbreaks outside Herat province were reported in Samangan province, bringing the number of cases in Afghanistan to five. This patient had also returned from a trip to Iran. This evening, the number increased to seven, as the Ministry of Public Health announced two new cases in Herat and Samangan provinces. On March 14, the tenth positive case was confirmed. The Ministry of Public Health announced that Balkh and Kapisa provinces have their first cases. Samangan also showed its third positive case of coronavirus. The 23-year-old patient escaped from Bu Ali Sina Hospital in Dolatabad district, north of Balkh, after a positive test. The province announced. The total number of positive cases in Herat increased to six. On March 14, Afghanistan's first improved case was recorded in Herat. Wahid Ahmad, ill