COVID-19: 19 New Cases Reported in Afghanistan
The Ministry of Public Health on Saturday reported 19 new positive cases of COVID-19 out of 1,012 samples tested in the last 24 hours.
Afghan Voice Agency (AVA)_The ministry also reported 2 recoveries from -19 in the same period.
The new cases were reported in Kabul (2), Balkh (2), Takhar (1), Kunduz (4), Nimroz (2), Badakhshan (4), Logar (1), Helmand (2) and Faryab (1) provinces.
The ministry says the cumulative total of known COVID-19 cases is 55,492, the total number of reported deaths is 2,427, and the total number of recoveries is 48,392.
So far, 273,745 samples have been tested in government centers and there are 4,673 known active COVID-19 cases in the country, data by the ministry indicates.
The number of deaths from COVID-19 globally is more than 2,384,551 and the number of known global coronavirus cases is 108,248,517, according to Johns Hopkins University.