COVID-19: 53 New Cases Reported From 282 Samples

In the past 24 hours, 282 samples suspected of having Coronavirus were tested, of which 53 were positive, the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) said on Saturday, pushing the national tally to 40,141 confirmed cases so far.

Positive cases were reported in the provinces of Kabul, Balkh, Nangarhar, Paktia, Laghman, Kunar, Faryab and Paktika.

The MoPH reported that 45 people had recovered while three had succumbed to the illness.

Afghanistan has 5,092 active COVID-19 cases currently with 33,561 recoveries and 1,488 deaths.

17 / October 2020
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