News 24 march — 18:44

4 NATO soldiers test positive COVID-19 in Afghanistan

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At least four service members of the NATO-led Resolute Support mission in Afghanistan tested positive for the novel coronavirus, the alliance confirmed on Tuesday, Anadolu Agency reports.

In a brief statement, the mission said these are the first positive tests among the soldiers stationed in the war-ravaged country.

It said 38 personnel exhibiting flu-like symptoms are in isolation and receiving medical care.

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