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Afghanistan: COVID-19 cases exceed 34,000

Afghanistan: COVID-19 cases exceed 34,000

Kabul, Jul 10(UNI) The total number of COVID-19 cases in Afghanistan reached 34,194 on Friday, with 286 fresh cases being registered in the past 24 hours.

This increase in the number of cases comes as the lockdown has been lifted in the country. Schools and universities, however continue to remain closed.

According to the data by the ministry, 14 deaths from COVID-19 were reported in the same period, while 41 more people have recovered from the disease TOLOnews reported..



The data shows that the total number of known COVID-19 deaths in the country is 971 so far, and the total number of known recoveries is 20,882. The number of known active cases stands at 12,341.

The positive cases reported in the last 24 hours came from Kabul (83), Herat (81), Bamiyan (30), Badghis (30), Daikundi (16), Kapisa (13), Balkh (9), Kunduz (5), Baghlan (3), Maidan Wardak (3), Panjshir (3), Parwan (3), Logar (3), Laghman (1), and Nangarhar (1).

The deaths were reported from Kabul (10), Herat (2), Takhar (1), and Maidan Wardak (1).

The recoveries were reported in Balkh (11), Takhar (18) and Kunduz (12).

Data by the Public Health Ministry shows that so far 78,959 samples have been tested in the country’s laboratories.

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