Tue, 22 Jun 2021

KABUL, May 12 (Xinhua) -- Afghanistan reported 370 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, raising its national tally to 63,088, including 5,793 active cases, the country's Ministry of Public Health confirmed.

"Laboratories conducted 2,082 tests during the past 24 hours, out of the total tests 370 were positive COVID-19 cases in 27 provinces of Afghanistan's 34 provinces," the ministry said in a statement.

Meanwhile, 67 people recovered during the cited period, taking the overall number of recoveries to 54,570 while 12 deaths were reported, raising the death toll to 2,725, according to the statement.

Laboratories across Afghanistan have completed more than 427,000 tests since the outbreak of the pandemic in February last year.

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