Afghanistan’s Covid cases reach 39,994

Kabul, Oct 14 : The Afghan Ministry of Public Health on Wednesday confirmed 66 new Covid-19 cases, pushing the total number of cases in the country to 39,994, including 5,160 active cases.

A total of 318 tests were conducted within the past 24 hours, and 66 were positive in 12 provinces out of 34 Afghan provinces, the ministry said in a statement.

One patient died within the period, taking the death toll to 1,481 since February, the statement added.

As many as new recoveries were recorded since early Tuesday, Xinhua news agency reported.

Laboratories across Afghanistan have completed 115,720 tests since February.



Source: IANS