The public health authorities recorded 758 new positive cases of the novel coronavirus across the country, the Ministry of Public Health said.

According to Ministry of Public Health data, the addition of new cases inrease the tally to 17,267 since the outbreak of the virus in the country.

The authorities recorded 332 of the new cases in Kabul, 216 in Herat, 54 in Kandahar, 52 in Balkh, 48 Jawzjan, 19 in Logar, 11 in Kunar, 11 in Faryab, 5 in Nuristan, 5 in Badakhshan, 3 in Nangarahr and 2 in Samanagan province.

The ministry also added that 8 people died of the virus in Kabul, 4 in Herat, 3 in Panjshir, 2 in Ghazni, 2 in Parwan, one in Kandahar, one in Baghlan, one in Samangan and one in Khost province.

Meanwhile, the ministry said a total of 78 people recovered during the same period and a total of 1,522 people have fully recovered so far.

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