Wed, 04 Aug 2021

KABUL, June 22 (Xinhua) -- Afghanistan recorded 2,202 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, raising the total tally to 107,957, the Ministry of Public Health said.

The government-run and private laboratories conducted 5,499 tests in the past 24 hours, with 2,202 of them being positive with the virus, the ministry said in a graph providing daily COVID-19 figures.

Meanwhile, it reported an additional 497 recoveries from the pandemic and 73 new deaths in the country, raising the COVID-19 related death toll to 4,366.

To combat COVID-19, the ministry has repeatedly urged the Afghan people to wear a face mask in crowded places, practice physical distancing and keep personal hygiene.

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