Iran’s corona cases surpass 50,000

Iran’s novel coronavirus cases rose by 2,875 on Thursday to 50,468, Kianush Jahanpur, head of Public Relations and Information Center of the Ministry of Health and Medical Education, announced during his daily updates on the state TV.

Afghanistan’s COVID-19 cases reach 239

The Afghan authorities on Thursday confirmed 43 new COVID-19 cases, bringing to 239 the total number of patients in the country since the outbreak of the disease in mid February.

Taliban stops war in corona-affected areas

The Taliban group has said it would cease fire in areas which would be affected by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in a bid to allow the medical teams provide healthcare services.