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PublishDate: Sunday, June 7, 2020 15:52

Afghanistan schools will remain closed until September

The emergency committee chaired by the second vice-president, Mohammad Sarwar Danish has decided the extension of the school holidays for another three months in order to prevent further spread of the COVID_19, the statement added.
According to the statement, the committee has also decided that distance learning and online classes must not be interrupted during this period.
This comes as the Coronavirus or COVID_19 affected the world and changed lifestyle since its outbreak from Wuhan city of China in late 2019.
The spread of Coronavirus pandemic in Afghanistan was confirmed in February 2020, following the report of active cases in the Eastern Herat province.
According to the Ministry of Public health, Afghanistan has so far recorded 20,342 COVID_19 cases, out of which 357 people have died as a result of the pandemic outbreak.

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