By: The Kabul Times
KABUL: The Ministry of Public Health on Saturday reported 16 new positive cases of COVID-19 out of 1,292 samples tested in the last 24 hours. The ministry reported no deaths or recoveries from COVID-19 in the same period.
The new cases were reported in Kabul (11), Kandahar (1), Baghlan (1), Helmand (1), and Zabul (2).
The ministry reported that the cumulative total of known COVID-19 cases is 57160, the total number of reported deaths is 2,521, and the total number of recoveries is 51,956.
According to the ministry, so far over 119,000 people have got the first shot of the COVID-19 vaccine across the country.
So far, 367,390 samples have been tested in government centers and there are 2,677 known active COVID-19 cases in the country, data by the ministry indicates.
The number of deaths from COVID-19 globally is more than 2,931,627 and the number of known global coronavirus cases is 135,440,480, according to Johns Hopkins University.