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140 people test positive for Covid-19 since Friday

21 Nov 2020 - 12:13
21 Nov 2020 - 12:13

KABUL (Pajhwok): One hundred and forty people tested positive for coronavirus in the country in the past 24 hours when 52 patients recovered from the disease, the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) said Saturday.

Of the new cases, 34 people were detected in Kabul, 27 in Takhar, 18 in Nangarhar, 18 in Badakhshan, 14 in Balkh, 13 in Parwan, eight in Kandahar, 4 in Laghman, 3 in Logar and one in Zabul province.

In the past 24 hours, 12 people died from the virus, taking the overall death toll to 1,675 while 52 patients recovered during the period, pushing the total recoveries to 44503.

The MoPH asked people to avoid huge gatherings and maintain social distance in order to curtail the spread of coronavirus.

Nh/ma

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