Afghanistan confirms 186 new COVID-19 cases

Source: Xinhua| 2020-07-02 15:21:36|Editor: huaxia

KABUL, July 2 (Xinhua) -- Afghanistan's Public Health Ministry has confirmed 186 new COVID-19 positive cases over the past 24 hours, bringing the number of patients infected with the virus to 32,022, a spokesman for the ministry Sayedudin Jami said Thursday.

Kabul, with 61 new positive cases of COVID-19, topped all provinces while the remaining 125 cases are in other parts of the insurgency-plagued country, the official added.

According to the official, 33 patients have died due to the virus over the past 24 hours, totaling the number of COVID-19 related deaths to 807 since the outbreak of the virus in February in Afghanistan.

Jami also said that 440 patients have recovered over the period, bringing the number of recovered ones to 16,041 in the country since February. Enditem