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MoPH reports 113 new cases of COVID-19 in Afghanistan

Roya (55) has been suffering from Covid-19 symptoms for three weeks. Her sister Roya said they had initially not wanted to come to hospital because she was worried about becoming infected, but when Roya's condition worsened they first went to Cure Hospital and after four days transferred to the Afghan Japan hospital which was better equipped to cope with her deteriorating condition. She has been in the Intensive Care Unit for four days. The Afghan Japan Communicable Diseases Hospital, Kabul's primary facility for the treatment of Covid-19. At the time this photo was taken, an official count of 1,200 deaths had been recorded by the Ministry of Public Health, though that figure is assumed to be far lower that the reality. The ministry released the findings of a survey the same week which indicated more than one third of Afghans had likely been infected with the disease and more than 50 percent of Kabul residents.

KABUL: The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) on Saturday reported 113 new positive cases of COVID-19 out of 1,137 samples tested in the last 24 hours. The ministry also reported 10 deaths and 29 recoveries from COVID-19 in the same period.

The new cases were reported in provinces of Kabul (33), Kandahar (14), Nangarhar (35), Balkh (4), Takhar (4), Baghlan (9), Helmand (1), Badakhshan (8), Kunar (3), Uruzgan (1) and Ghor (1).

The deaths were reported in Kabul (5), Nangarhar (2), Paktia (1), Ghazni (1) and Laghman (1) provinces.

The ministry reported that the cumulative total of known COVID-19 cases is 58,843, the total number of reported deaths is 2,582, and the total number of recoveries is 52,392.

So far, 393,206 samples have been tested in government centers and there are 3,869 known active COVID-19 cases in the country, data by the ministry indicates.

The number of deaths from COVID-19 globally is more than 3,087,046 and the number of known global coronavirus cases is over 145,672,293, according to Johns Hopkins University.

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