Mon, 26 Jul 2021

KABUL, June 21 (Xinhua) -- An additional 1,847 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 were recorded in Afghanistan over the past 24 hours, taking the total tally to 105,749, said a statement of the Public Health Ministry on Monday.

According to the statement, 78 more deaths from the coronavirus epidemic were reported in the same period, bringing the COVID-19 related death toll to 4,293 since its outbreak in February 2020 in the Asian country.

An additional 670 patients were reported to have recovered from COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.

In the statement, the public health ministry urged Afghan people to observe COVID-19 health protocols, stay at home as much as possible and wear a mask when taking bus or visiting crowded places.

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