Sun, 24 Jan 2021

KABUL, Nov. 29 (Xinhua) -- Afghanistan reported 252 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on Sunday, raising its national tally to 44,215, including 7,418 active cases, the country's Ministry of Public Health said.

"Laboratories conducted 1,387 tests during the past 24 hours, out of the total tests 252 were positive COVID-19 cases in eight provinces of Afghanistan's 34 provinces," the ministry said in a statement.

Laboratories across Afghanistan have completed 147,800 tests since the country's outbreak of COVID-19 in February.

In the latest efforts to contain the pandemic, the ministry has recently ordered closure of wedding halls across the country for one month.

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