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PublishDate: Sunday, May 2, 2021 14:21

166 New Cases of COVID-19, Five Deaths Reported in Afghanistan

The Ministry of Public Health on Sunday reported 166 new positive cases of COVID-19 out of 1,922 samples tested in the last 24 hours.

Afghan Voice Agency (AVA)_The ministry also reported five deaths and 119 recoveries from -19 in the same period.    

The new cases were reported in Kabul (44), Nangarhar (33), Kandahar (22), Herat (11), Balkh (1), Takhar (5), Baghlan (1), Kunduz (1), Parwan (1), Bamiyan (4), Maidan Wardak (6), Badakhshan (4), Kunar (3), Laghman (16), Panjshir (3), Uruzgan (3) and Farah (8) provinces.

The ministry reported that the cumulative total of known COVID-19 cases is 60,288, the total number of reported deaths is 2,642, and the total number of recoveries is 53,391.

So far, 406,816 samples have been tested in government centers and there are 4,255 known active COVID-19 cases in the country, data by the ministry indicates.

The number of deaths from COVID-19 globally is more than 3,192,852 and the number of known global coronavirus cases is 152,209,709, according to Johns Hopkins University. 

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