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AMDA COVID-19 Survey (Sept. 2020) #3: Situation in Afghanistan

Publication date:2020-09-15
 
This month, AMDA Headquarters has been conducting a survey targeting AMDA chapters in assessing the COVID-19 situation in each country. The results will be shared on this webpage from time to time.
 
  • Date: 3 September 2020
  • Name of your chapter: AMDA Afghanistan
  • Total cases in your country (until 1 September 2020): 38,196
  • Active cases (as of 1 September 2020): 7,559
  • Number of deaths: 1,406
  • Number of patients recovered: 29,231

 

Dr. M. N. Rahimi
AMDA Afghanistan

Lockdown, restrictions and other measures by the government:

All schools, universities, hotels and shops were in quarantine for the last six months. TV and radio stations are broadcasting messages for COVID-19 prevention and treatment. 24 hour ambulance services are available for COVID-19 patients.
 

How is your country’s medical system responding? :

Our country’s medical response is good.
 

Your chapter’s activities against COVID-19 (including future plans):

AMDA Afghanistan, including Japan Afghanistan Friendship Hospital, is actively distributing and sharing messages related to the prevention and treatment. We are also referring suspected COVID-19 patients to government hospitals.
 
    •  Afghanistan
    •  2020
    •  COVID-19

 
 
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