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47 new Covid-19 cases reported in Afghanistan

47 new Covid-19 cases reported in Afghanistan

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Aug 05, 2020 - 13:13

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Forty-seven new Covid-19 cases have been registered in different part of the country during the last 24 hours, taking the nation’s overall tally to 36,829.

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) said in a statement that 275 individuals underwent tests during the period and 47 of them were diagnosed with the coronavirus.

Kandahar recorded 11 new cases while Balkh saw nine more infections. At least eight fresh cases were registered in Herat, five in Takhar, three each in Kabul and Kunduz, two each in Paktia, Maidan Wardak and Helmand and one each in Baghlan and Badakhshan.

Six people lost their lives to the pandemic while 186 recovered from it in the past 24 hours. The number of deaths thus reached 1,294. As many as 25,742 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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