Afghanistan registers 228 new COVID-19 cases

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Kabul [Afghanistan], November 16 (ANI/Xinhua): Afghan Public Health Ministry has registered 228 new COVID-19 positive cases, bringing the number of patients infected with the disease to 43,468, said a statement of the ministry released here Monday.

The ministry also reported more than 15 deaths, totaling the number of COVID-19-related deaths to 1,632 since the outbreak of the disease in February in Afghanistan.

According to the statement, 44 more patients have recovered, bringing the number of recoveries to 35,136.

The ministry has warned citizens to wear masks in public. (ANI/Xinhua)