Kabul to witness strict quarantine measures during Eid days

KABUL: Officials saying capital Kabul will be completely quarantined during the days of Eid-ul-Fiter to prevent the outbreak of the fatal Coronavirus.

According to officials, people should stay indoors throughout the Eid and avoid traveling at all.

Aimed to stop the Coronavirus outbreak, at a cabinet meeting Thursday, President Ghani called on the nation to refrain from traveling during the Eid-ul-Fiter holidays.

Kabul Governor Mohammad Yaqoub Haidari has also said that there would be a severe curfew in Kabul during the holiday for the same purpose.

Meanwhile, the ministry of interior has said that in line with the cabinet decision, this Eid will be a full curfew in Kabul and that the police are going to enforce it strictly.

Public Health Deputy Minister Waheed Majrooh, also wants the people not to make visits on Eid days and celebrate the Eid with their families only.

Health officials also say that an unprecedented calamity is on its way to hit the nation unless the people abide by the rules of restrictions and follow the health guidelines.

On the other hand, President Ghani has approved a plan presented by governor of Kabul to gradually ease restrictions on business and travel after Eid holidays.

The Kabul Times

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