The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) announced that 20 COVID-19 patients have died in the country over the past day, pushing Afghanistan’s death toll to 703.
The ministry reported that they tested 529 samples through the day, of which 165 new Coronavirus cases were reported. The country’s current tally is 30,616 confirmed cases to date, with 10,674 recovered cases and 19,239 active cases.
New cases were reported in the provinces of Paktia (34), Herat (27), Ghazni (21), Kandahar (19), Paktika (17), Khost (10), Nuristan (8), Nangarhar (7), Laghman (7), Balkh (7), Helmand (4), Uruzgan (3) and Samangan (1).
The MoPH dashboard did not show any tests conducted in Kabul over the past day, at the time of writing this report.