Kabul: The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) on Monday reported 1,582 new positive cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in the last 24 hours.
The ministry also reported 56 deaths and 376 recoveries from COVID-19 in the last 24 hours.
The total number of cases now stand at 82,326, while the number of reported deaths is 3,251 and the total number of recoveries is 58,988.
According to the Ministry of Public Health, the cases of coronavirus and related deaths in the country has increased unprecedentedly. It has called on the people to take precautionary measures.
Concerns about the shortage of beds for patients in hospitals and oxygen have also increased as the country’s third wave of the coronavirus spreads rapidly.
Meanwhile, the Ministry of Public Health announced that the process of implementing the first and second doses of coronavirus vaccine in the country has been stopped. The Ministry of Public Health has said that those who have received the first dose of the vaccine can take the second dose up to 16 weeks later.
The ministry has pledged to provide the coronavirus vaccine as soon as possible and to resume this process. The Afghan embassy in China has announced that 700,000 doses of coronavirus vaccine will be imported from China in three days.