Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani in Self-isolation after Staff Test Positive for Covid-19

Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani in Self-isolation after Employees Take a look at Constructive for Covid-19

A file photo of Ashraf Ghani. REUTERS/Parwiz/File photo

A file picture of Ashraf Ghani. REUTERS/Parwiz/File picture

There was no official response from the Afghan authorities or any stories that Ghani himself has contacted the viral an infection.

  • IANS Kabul
  • Final Up to date: April 19, 2020, 11:37 PM IST

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has self-isolated himself after a minimum of 20 individuals on the presidential palace examined constructive for coronavirus, stories mentioned on Sunday.

Twenty circumstances have been initially reported, however on Sunday Western media stories mentioned the quantity had risen to 40, the BBC reported.

There was no official response from the Afghan authorities or any stories that Ghani himself has contacted the viral an infection, it added.

In accordance with the Johns Hopkins College’s Coronavirus Useful resource Centre, Afghanistan has 993 coronavirus circumstances and 32 deaths.

There are additionally fears that the virus might have unfold after greater than 150,000 Afghans returned from virus-stricken Iran throughout March, whereas tens of hundreds of others returned from Pakistan, the BBC mentioned.

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