Afghanistan reports 91 new COVID-19 cases, 3 deaths

Source: Xinhua| 2020-10-31 22:32:57|Editor: huaxia

KABUL, Oct. 31 (Xinhua) -- Afghanistan on Saturday recorded 91 new confirmed COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, bringing its total tally to 41,425, the health ministry said.

"Over the past 24 hours we have conducted 210 coronavirus tests, 91 were positive in eight provinces, bringing to 41,425 the total number of patients in the country," Masooma Jafari, the ministry's deputy spokesperson said.

Three patients were newly reported to have died from the COVID-19 pandemic, taking the death toll to 1,536, she added.

Laboratories across Afghanistan have completed 122,392 tests since the outbreak of the pandemic in February, Jafari said. Enditem