Foreign diplomats contract coronavirus as Afghanistan reports 10 new cases

Blood sample with respiratory coronavirus positive

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) has confirmed that two foreign diplomats have contracted coronavirus as ten new cases of the disease have surfaced in the country.

Ferozuddin Feroz, the Minister of Public Health told reporters in Kabul that the two diplomats serving in two different embassies have contracted the disease outside the country.

Feroz did not elaborate further in this regard and did not say to which countries the two diplomats belong to.

Meanwhile, he said the Ministry of Public Health has recorded ten new cases of coronavirus in the past 24 hours, increasing the number of positive cases to 34.