According to the Ministry of Public Health, the number on Wednesday of COVID-19 cases in the country is 196.
The ministry said that in the past 24 hours, 22 new positive cases have been confirmed, with 12 in Herat, six in Kabul, one in Ghazni, one in Baghlan and one in Paktika province.
On Monday, Health Minister Ferozuddin Feroz, at an opening ceremony for a COVID-19 testing center in Kabul, said the capacity of health facilities in the country will be increased to 1,000 tests a day by the end of this week.
The center was used for animal health previously, but it will now operate under the Ministry of Public Health and will have the capacity of performing 100 tests in 24 hours.
Confirmed cases in Afghanistan:
Kabul: 16 (including 4 foreign soldiers)
Total Deaths: 4