KABUL: Coronavirus-related deaths have surged in Afghanistan as alone on Monday at least 12 patients lost their lives – sparking fear that the third wave could be much catastrophic.
221 new cases of coronavirus were also reported across the country in the last 24 hours, Ministry of Public Health said Sunday.
The total tally since the outbreak of the epidemic has reached to 62,063 cases nationwide
The new cases come positive out of 1,944 suspected samples tested during the same period of time.
Another 182 patients have fully recovered during this period of hours, the ministry added.
The total recoveries have exceeded to 54,222 and the deaths to 2,698 across the country since the outbreak of the virus started over one year ago.