Mon, 13 Jul 2020

KABUL, May 27 (Xinhua) -- Afghanistan registered 625 new positive cases of COVID-19 over the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of patients infected with the disease to 12,456 in the country, spokesman for the Public Health Ministry Tawhid Shakohmand said Wednesday.

According to the official, Kabul reported the most new positive cases of 360, followed by Herat with 108 cases and the remaining 157 cases are from other parts of the country.

A total of seven patients died due to the disease over the past 24 hours, totaling the number of deaths to 227 since the outbreak of COVID-19 in February in Afghanistan, Shakohmand said.

According to Shakohmand, 10 patients recovered over the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of recovered ones to 1,138.

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