36 new Covid-19 cases reported in Afghanistan

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Thirty-six new Covid-19 cases have been detected in different parts of the country during the last 24 hours, taking the nation’s overall tally to 36,746.

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) said in a statement that 105 individuals underwent tests during the period and 36 of them were diagnosed with the coronavirus.

Ghorinfo-icon recorded 20 new cases while Kabul saw seven more infections. At least five fresh cases were registered in Balkh and four in Herat.

Four people lost their lives to the pandemic while 47 recovered from it in the past 24 hours. The number of deaths thus reached 1,288. As many as 25,556 people have recovered from the disease so far.

The ministry called on the people to follow medical instructions and guidelines to prevent further spread of the novel coronavirus in the country.

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