The Afghan embassy in Islamabad has announced that the Pakistani government is closing all its land borders with Afghanistan and Iran to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
This decision is scheduled to be implemented from the 5th to the 20th of May. The Afghan embassy in Islamabad has said that during this period, the roads will be closed to passengers.
According to the Afghan embassy in Islamabad, only emergency patients will be allowed to enter Pakistan during this period.
The Afghan embassy in Islamabad says the decision will have no effect on bilateral trade activities.
According to the Afghan embassy, travelers can travel from Pakistan to Afghanistan and Iran, but cannot enter Pakistan.
Increase in the death toll of COVID-19 patients in India
With the widespread outbreak of the third wave of the COVID-19 in India, reports from the countries health officials indicate that in at least the last 24 hours, the Ministry of Health has recorded the highest number of corona deaths. At least 3,700 people have died overnight from the disease.
In a newsletter, the Indian Ministry of Health said that overnight, they had registered 329,000 new cases of coronavirus that affected people in the country.
The reports come as at least yesterday the country health sector reported the registration of more than 400,000 new cases of infected patients with the COVID-19 virus, the highest number of daily infections of COVID-19 since the outbreak of the third corona wave. It is considered a new disaster for the Indian health sector.
With the increase in the number of people affected with COVID-19, India has launched a wide-ranging vaccination program in the wake of a new round of the Coronavirus crisis.
The widespread outbreak of COVID-19 in India has put too much pressure on the country’s healthcare system, and all hospitals in the country face a lack of facilities, beds, and primary care for patients infected with COVID-19.