By: The Kabul Times
KABUL: The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) on Monday reported 575 new positive cases of COVID-19 from 978 samples tested in the last 24 hours.
Kabul was on the top of the list with 193 new cases, followed by Herat with 151.
Other provinces reporting cases were Kandahar (39), Paktia (7), Nangarhar 23), Badghis (13), Takhar (5), Logar (22), Nimruz (10), Wardak (7), Parwan (13), Lagman (3), Helmand (39), Kunar (26), Ghor (10), Zabul (8), Badakhshan (1), and Daikundi (5).
Also, 12 people were reported to have died from COVID-19, and 329 others have recovered in the past 24 hours, according to the Ministry.
The number of active cases in Afghanistan is 18,377, according to the Public Health Ministry.
The total number of known deaths from COVID-19 in the country is 369 and the total recovered cases is 2,171, according to the ministry.
So far, 48,305 samples have been tested and the total number of positive COVID-19 cases is 20,917, data by the ministry shows.
The number of deaths from COVID-19 globally is more than 402,874 and the number of global coronavirus cases is 7,017,519, according to Johns Hopkins University.