COVID-19: 791 new Coronavirus and Record Number of Deaths; Tally at 20,342

An increase in the number of cases of Coronavirus has been seen, with 791 new cases over the past 24 hours, announced by the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH).

The last 24 hours also saw a record increase in the number of deaths with 30 people succumbing to the virus, including 23 in Kabul, two in Herat, two in Khost , and one each in the provinces of Balkh, Faryab and Helmand.

The total death toll of the country stands at 357, while the addition of 45 new recovered cases in the last 24 hours, bringing the total recovered patients to 1,875.

New cases were reported in the provinces of Kabul (313), Khost (128), Herat (94), Kandahar (79), Nimroz (49), Nangarhar (18), Farah (17), Samangan (14), Zabul (12), Parwan (11), Jawzjan (9), eight each in Nuristan and Panjshir, seven each in Kunar and Balkh, six each in Badakhshan and Helmand, four in Ghor and one in Logar. .

The MoPH announced that they tested 1,427 suspected samples from 19 provinces during the day.

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