Afghanistan reports 18 new COVID-19 cases
Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.
KABUL, Feb. 23 (Xinhua) -- Afghanistan recorded 18 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, bringing its total tally to 55,664, its Public Health Ministry said Tuesday.
One patient died from the coronavirus epidemic during the cited period, taking the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 2,436 since outbreak of the pandemic in February last year in the Central Asian country, the ministry said in a statement.
An additional 72 patients were discharged from hospitals, bringing th ...