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56 new Covid-19 cases reported in Afghanistan

56 new Covid-19 cases reported in Afghanistan

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Aug 10, 2020 - 15:11

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): About 56 new Covid-19 cases were registered in different parts of the country in the last 24 hours, taking the nation’s overall tally to 37,162.

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) in a statement said 333 individuals underwent tests during the period and  56 of them were diagnosed with the virus.

Herat recorded 18 new cases while Ghorinfo-icon provinces registered 11 new cases, nine cases were detected in Balkh, seven in Kabul, three each in Nangarhar and Nimroz, two in Kandahar and one each in Badghis,  Logar and Parwan.

Seven people lost their lives to the pandemic while 181 recovered from the virus in the past 24 hours. The number of deaths thus reached 1,328. As many as 26,228 individuals have recovered from the disease so far.

However, the MoPH, citing a survey, recently said around one million people have been infected with the Covid-19 pandemic nation-wide.

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

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