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PublishDate: Tuesday, December 8, 2020 12:10

230 New Cases of COVID-19, 6 Deaths Reported in Afghanistan

The Ministry of Public Health on Tuesday reported 230 new positive cases of COVID-19 out of 1,654 samples tested in the last 24 hours.

The Public Health Ministry also reported 6 deaths and 49 -19 in the same period.    

The new cases were reported in Kabul (48), Herat (12), Kandahar (14), Nangarhar (9), Takhar (18), Parwan (15), Nimruz (2), Badghis (1), Ghazni (12), Wardak (4), Helmand (9), Laghman (3), Kapisa (13), Panjshir (8), Zabul (1) and Uruzgan (4) provinces.   

The deaths were reported in Kabul (2), Herat (1), Balkh (1), Nimruz (1) and Helmand (1) provinces, according to data provided by the Ministry of Public Health.  

The data by the ministry shows that the cumulative number of total cases is now 48,363, the number of total reported deaths is 1,908, and the total number of recoveries is 38,033.

So far, 160,161 samples have been tested in government centers and there are 7,890 known active COVID-19 cases in the country, data by the ministry indicates.  

The number of -19 globally is more than 1,544,985 and the number of known global coronavirus cases is 67,618,431, according to Johns Hopkins University.

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