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PublishDate: Thursday, January 14, 2021 13:41

57 New Cases of COVID-19, 14 Deaths Reported in Afghanistan

The Ministry of Public Health on Thursday reported 57 new positive cases of COVID-19 out of 1,802 samples tested in the last 24 hours.

Afghan voice agency (AVA)_The Public Health Ministry also reported 14 deaths and 295 recoveries from #COVID-19 in the same period.   

The new cases were reported in Herat (12), Kabul (6), Kandahar (3), Nangarhar (6), Paktia (2), Baghlan (4), Kunduz (1), Parwan (2), Badakhshan (2), Wardak (1), Logar (1), Laghman (4), Khost (5), Uruzgan (1) and Faryab (7) provinces.  

The deaths were reported in Kabul (5), Herat (4), Nangarhar (1), Kunduz (2), Kunar (1) and Uruzgan (1) provinces, according to data provided by the Ministry of Public Health.   

The Health Ministry stated that the cumulative total of known COVID-19 cases is 53,831, the total number of reported deaths is 2,324, and the total number of recoveries is 45,105.   

So far, 221,663 samples have been tested in government centers and there are 6,402 known active COVID-19 cases in the country, data by the ministry indicates.   

The number of deaths from COVID-19 globally is more than 1,979,128 and the number of known global coronavirus cases is 92,378,066, according to Johns Hopkins University.

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