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165 new Covid-19 cases registered in Afghanistan

165 new Covid-19 cases registered in Afghanistan

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Jun 27, 2020 - 14:48

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): At least 165 new positive Covid-19 cases were detected in different parts of the country in the last 24 hours, taking the nation’s overall tally to 30,616.

A statement from the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) said a total of 529 individuals underwent tests during the period and 165 of them were diagnosed with Covid-19.

Paktia recorded 34 new cases while western Herat province saw 29 infections. At least 21 cases were registered in Ghazni, 19 in Kandahar, 17 in Paktika and 10 in Khost.

Eight cases surfaced in Nuristan, seven each in Nangarhar, Balkh and Laghman, four in Helmand, three in Uruzgan and one in Samangan, the ministry added.

The statement did not provide the number of fatalities resulting from Covid-19. At least 368 people recovered in the past 24 hours. The number of recoveries has thus soared to 10,672 so far.

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