Microscopic illustration of the spreading 2019 corona virus that was discovered in Wuhan, China. The image is an artisic but scientific interpretation, with all relevant surface details of this particular virus in place, including Spike Glycoproteins, Hemagglutinin-esterase, E- and M-Proteins and Envelope.

The authorities in Afghanistan recorded 625 new positive cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) across the country in the past 24 hours.

Deputy public health minister Wahid Majroh said the authorities tested 994 people in the past 24 hours out of the results of 525 people returned as positive.

Majroh further added that the total number of COVID-19 cases rose to 12,456 with the confirmation of the new positive cases.

He also added that the majority of the new cases were recorded in capital Kabul, western Herat, southern Kandahar, northern Balkh and eastern Nangarhar provinces.

According to Majroh, 10 infected people also recovered during the same period while 7 others lost their lives.


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