The Afghan Ministry of Public Health on Wednesday reported 625 new positive cases of COVID-19 across the country over the past 24 hours, bringing the total cases in Afghanistan to 12,456.
625 were reported in Kabul (360), Herat (108), Balkh (50), Parwan (26), Takhar (24), Kunar (14), Baghlan (9), Panjshir (9), Nangarhar (5), Laghman (8), Bamiyan (2), Kunduz (1), Farah (1), and Ghor (8).
Seven COVID-19 patients died in the past 24 hours. The total number of reported deaths from the coronavirus in Afghanistan is now 227.
Another 10 patients recovered from the virus in the western province of Herat.
The number of recoveries nationwide is 1,138.
Data by the Ministry of Public Health indicates there are 11,091 known active cases of COVID-19 in the country.
So far, the Ministry of Public Health has tested 33,864 samples, according to a statement by the ministry.
The number of deaths from COVID-19 globally is more than 350,862 and the number of global coronavirus cases is 5,606,925, according to Johns Hopkins University.