Afghanistan Reports 60 new positive cases of COVID-19: Tally Reaches 35,988

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) reported 60 new positive cases of COVID-19 out of 557 samples tested in the past 24 hours on Friday.

The ministry also reports 14 deaths and 52 recoveries in this time. The number of total known cases of COVID-19 is 35,988, with 24,573 recoveries.

According to MoPH, the number of total known cases of COVID-19 is 35,988, with 24,573 recoveries.

Previously, Afghan public health officials have warned that the actual numbers are much higher, citing limited testing capacity, among other challenges facing the war-hit health care system.

They anticipate that more than half of the country’s estimated 37 million population could become infected in the coming months.

24 / July 2020
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