5 New Cases of COVID-19, 2 Deaths Reported in Afghanistan
The Ministry of Public Health on Saturday reported 5 new positive cases of COVID-19 out of 1,151 samples tested in the last 24 hours.
Afghan voice agency (AVA)_The ministry also reported two deaths and 9 recoveries from #COVID-19 in the same period.
The new cases were reported in Kabul (1), Kandahar (3) and Ghazni (1) provinces.
The deaths were reported in Nimroz and Khost provinces, according to data provided by the Ministry of Public Health.
The ministry says the cumulative total of known COVID-19 cases is 55,335, the total number of reported deaths is 2,410, and the total number of recoveries is 48,027.
So far, 261,097 samples have been tested in government centers and there are 4,898 known active COVID-19 cases in the country, data by the ministry indicates.
The number of deaths from COVID-19 globally is more than 2,300,891 and the number of known global coronavirus cases is 105,461,681, according to Johns Hopkins University.