KABUL: The Ministry of Public Health reported four new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, indicating a significant decrease in the infection in the past few days.
23 patients have recovered and no patient lost his life to the virus during this period, which is a sign of containing the pandemic, the health ministry said on Monday.
Two cases were registered in Nangarhar, and two others in Laghman, other provinces, including Kabul and Herat that had more positive cases in the past, did not report any cases.
The number of total recoveries exceeded 29,112 and the deaths to 1,402 across the country.
Afghanistan has 38,169 confirmed cases since the outbreak of the pandemic started in the country around six months ago.
Global coronavirus cases surged past 25 million on Sunday, according to a Reuters tally, as India marked a worldwide record for daily new cases in the COVID-19 pandemic.
The data showed steady global growth as the disease’s epicentre shifts again, with India taking centre stage from the United States and Latin America.