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Afghanistan registers 263 new COVID-19 cases

02 Dec 2020, 21:30 GMT+10

KABUL, Dec. 2 (Xinhua) -- A total of 263 new COVID-19 positive cases have been registered in Afghanistan over the past 24 hours, bringing the number of patients infected with the disease to 46,980 in the country, said a statement of Public Health Ministry released here Wednesday.

According to the statement, 22 patients have died due to the disease in nine provinces over the period, totaling the number of COVID-19 related deaths to 1,822 since the outbreak of the disease in February.

A total of 119 patients have recovered over the past 24 hours, bringing the member of recovered one to 37,026, the statement added.

Afghanistan Public Health Ministry also warned the citizens to respect the security measures taken by the ministry and wear mask in public buses and crowded areas.

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