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591 New COVID-19 Cases Reported in Afghanistan

The Ministry of Public Health on Monday reported 591 new cases of COVID-19 out of 1,095 samples tested in the last 24 hours, bringing the total to 11,582.

Over the past week, Kabul has reported the highest number of positive cases in the country.

The Kabul lockdown-- which was eased over the last 10 days-- became stricter once again, leaving the city empty even as the public celebrates Eid al-Fitr after a month of fasting for Ramadan.

The new cases, according to the ministry, were reported in Kabul (390), Herat (62), Balkh (36), Badghis (21), Nangarhar (18), Takhar (14), Kunar (14), Paktia (5), Baghlan (5), Wardak (7), Bamiyan (1), Ghor (2), Jawzjan (11), Panjshir (2), and Khost (3).

The ministry has reported one death in the last 24 hours in the western province of Herat, while 22 others have recovered.

According to the ministry, there are 9,857 active cases of COVID-19 in the country.

So far, the Ministry of Public Health has tested 31,718 samples, according to a statement by the ministry.

The total number of known coronavirus deaths in the country is 219, and the number of recovered COVID-19 patients is 1,095 countrywide.

The number of deaths from COVID-19 globally is more than 345,122 and the number of global coronavirus cases is 5,411,498, according to Johns Hopkins University.

591 New COVID-19 Cases Reported in Afghanistan

Data by the Ministry of Public Health shows there are 9,857 active cases of COVID-19 in the country.

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The Ministry of Public Health on Monday reported 591 new cases of COVID-19 out of 1,095 samples tested in the last 24 hours, bringing the total to 11,582.

Over the past week, Kabul has reported the highest number of positive cases in the country.

The Kabul lockdown-- which was eased over the last 10 days-- became stricter once again, leaving the city empty even as the public celebrates Eid al-Fitr after a month of fasting for Ramadan.

The new cases, according to the ministry, were reported in Kabul (390), Herat (62), Balkh (36), Badghis (21), Nangarhar (18), Takhar (14), Kunar (14), Paktia (5), Baghlan (5), Wardak (7), Bamiyan (1), Ghor (2), Jawzjan (11), Panjshir (2), and Khost (3).

The ministry has reported one death in the last 24 hours in the western province of Herat, while 22 others have recovered.

According to the ministry, there are 9,857 active cases of COVID-19 in the country.

So far, the Ministry of Public Health has tested 31,718 samples, according to a statement by the ministry.

The total number of known coronavirus deaths in the country is 219, and the number of recovered COVID-19 patients is 1,095 countrywide.

The number of deaths from COVID-19 globally is more than 345,122 and the number of global coronavirus cases is 5,411,498, according to Johns Hopkins University.

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