The Ministry of Public Health of Afghanistan confirmed that the positive cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has risen to 299 across the country.

Waheed Mayar, a spokesperson for the Ministry of Public Health, confirmed that the ministry has so far recorded 299 positive cases in various provinces of Afghanistan.

Mayar further added that the ministry recently recorded 11 new positive cases of COVID-19 in Kabul, 2 in Samangan province and one cases each in Balkh, Kunduz, Ghazni, Logar and Faryab provinces.

According to reports, the disease has so far killed 6 people across the country while at least 10 others have recovered.

This comes as the number of COVID-19 positive cases have risen close to 1.1 million across the globe as the disease has so far killed more than 95 thousand people.

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