Afghanistan reports 2,469 Covid-19 cases

An official record shows that the total positive cases of the pandemic coronavirus has reached 2,469. Wahidullah Mayar, spokesperson for the ministry of public health, on Saturday, May 02, confirmed that 179 people tested positive for the Covid-19 over last 24 hours in 12 provinces of the country.

According to official figure, in Afghanistan, 72 Covid-19 patients have passed away and 331 patients, who were infected by the virus, have recovered.

The capital Kabul, with 692 positive cases of Covid-19, is the hardest hit city in the country, followed by the western Herat province (522) which is adjacent to Iran.

The city is under a loose lockdown.