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COVID-19: Afghanistan Not Testing Samples At Full Capacity

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) announced that 769 samples were tested for Coronavirus in the past 24 hours of which 279 were positive, taking the country’ tally to 31,517 confirmed cases.
COVID-19: Afghanistan Not Testing Samples At Full Capacity
According to the MoPH, the country’s laboratories could handle up to 2,000 tests a day, however in recent weeks, the daily sampling rates have been declining.

The MoPH said the positive cases were reported in the provinces of Ghor (68), Kabul (41), Herat (38), Bamyan (35), Paktia (18), Badghis (13), Kunduz (11) and Balkh (11).

Seven people each in Takhar and Kapisa, six in Logar, four in Kandahar, three each in the provinces of Badakhshan, Panjshir and Uruzgan, two each in the provinces on Nangarhar, Wardak, Kunar, Helmand and Zabul, and one person in Parwan also tested positive for COVID-19.

There were 12 people who died and 197 who recovered in the past 24 hours, taking those tolls to 745 deaths and 14,016 recovered cases to date.
Source : Afghan Voice Agency(AVA)
Tuesday 30 June 2020 15:25
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