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COVID-19 Latest: 86 of 592 Cases Test Positive in Afghanistan

13 Aug 2020 Tolo News

The Ministry of Public Health on Thursday reported that 86 new cases of the coronavirus were positive out of 592 samples tested over the last 24 hours.    

So far, 97,778 samples have been tested in government centers and there are 9,347 known active COVID-19 cases in the country, according to data by the Ministry of Public Health.     

In the last 24 hours, the ministry also reported nine new deaths from COVID-19 and 20 recoveries.    

The number of total cases is now 37,424, the total reported deaths is 1,363, and the total recoveries is 26,714.     

The cases were reported in Herat (30), Daikundi (11), Ghor (11), Kabul (7), Kandahar (2), Balkh (7), Takhar (4), Nangarhar (4), Badghis (1), Logar (2), Kunduz (1), Nimruz (2), Badakhshan (1), Helmand (1) and Nuristan (2) provinces.    

The number of deaths from COVID-19 globally is more than 749,764 and the number of global coronavirus cases is 20,643,028, according to Johns Hopkins University.

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