Kabul: The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) on Thursday reported 169 new positive cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in the last 24 hours.
The ministry also reported seven deaths and 180 recoveries from COVID-19 in the last 24 hours.
The total number of cases now stand at 59,745, while the number of reported deaths is 2,625 and the total number of recoveries is 53,154.
MoPH added that the new cases were reported in Kabul, Kandahar, Balkh, Nangarhar, Takhar, Nimroz, Helmand, Maidan Wardak, Badakhshan, Kapisa, Logar, Ghazni, Kunar, Laghman and Uruzgan provinces.
Officials at the Ministry of Public Health also told Reporterly that universities and schools continue to function across Afghanistan as the country has not actually encountered the third wave of the coronavirus pandemic.