Afghanistan reports 45 new COVID-19 cases, tally at 38,288

KABUL, Sept. 3– Afghanistan on Thursday reported 45 new COVID-19 cases after health authorities conducted 523 tests, the country’s Ministry of Public Health confirmed. “The 45 new cases were registered in Kabul, Paktia, Kandahar, Uruzgan, Farah, Ghor, and Herat provinces,” the ministry said in a statement. One COVID-19 patient succumbed to the virus in Nangarhar…

KABUL, Sept. 3 (Xinhua) — Afghanistan on Thursday reported 45 new COVID-19 cases after health authorities conducted 523 tests, the country’s Ministry of Public Health confirmed.

“The 45 new cases were registered in Kabul, Paktia, Kandahar, Uruzgan, Farah, Ghor, and Herat provinces,” the ministry said in a statement.

One COVID-19 patient succumbed to the virus in Nangarhar province, taking the number of people who lost their lives to 1,410 since the outbreak of the pandemic in February.

The number of people recovered stands at 29,390 after 75 patients recovered during the period.

The ministry has conducted 103,722 tests since February, according to statistics of the ministry. Enditem

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