Afghanistan reports 10 more Covid-19 deaths, 113 new cases

Ten more people died due to Covid-19-related complication in Afghanistan within the last 24 hours, increasing the national toll to 2,582, the country’s Ministry of Public Health said on Saturday.

The ministry also confirmed 113 new cases during the period, bringing the total number of infected people across the country to 58,843, including 3,869 active cases, the ministry said in a statement.

Twenty-nine people have recovered and been discharged from hospitals since early Friday, the Xinhua news agency reported.

According to the ministry, more than 393,000 tests for the virus have been carried out in Afghanistan since February last year.

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