MOSCOW, may 2 – RIA Novosti. The Afghan authorities have extended the quarantine regime of large cities, including the capital, Kabul, for 20 days, until the end of the month of Ramadan, reports TV channel Tolo News, citing the statement of administration of the President of the country.

during this period, new universities, also will not fly internal flight from Kabul in the province and in the opposite direction.

the representative of the Ministry of health of Afghanistan, Wahidullah Maillard stated that doctors conducted rapid tests for coronavirus 500 randomly selected people in Kabul. In the end, a quick test gave a positive result in 260 of them, but repeated testing showed that infected 60% of these 260 people. Testing demonstrated Maillard noted that the degree of transmission of the virus in society “dangerously high” and, therefore, the Afghans should take seriously the restrictions.

According to the latest data, the number of people infected with coronavirus in Afghanistan reached 2496, died 72 and 331 have recovered.

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