Afghanistan reports 234 new COVID-19 cases, 60,797 in total

2021-05-04 10:36:13 GMT2021-05-04 18:36:13(Beijing Time) Xinhua English

KABUL, May 4 (Xinhua) -- Afghanistan on Tuesday reported 234 newly-confirmed COVID-19 cases after health authorities conducted 2,078 tests within a day, bringing the number of total cases to 60,797, the country's Ministry of Public Health said.

Meanwhile, 133 people recovered during the past 24 hours, taking the overall number of recoveries to 53,694 while six deaths were also reported, raising the death toll at 2,654, the ministry said in a statement.

Laboratories across Afghanistan have completed more than 410,000 tests since February last year. Enditem