KABUL, Afghanistan

Afghanistan reported 60 more coronavirus cases on Saturday, its lowest daily count over the past three months.

However, the figure came on a day when, according to the Health Ministry, just 194 tests were conducted across the country.

The percentage of positive cases detected over the past 24 hours indicates the COVID-19 pandemic is still a grave threat in Afghanistan, where total cases are now up to 35,289, including 1,164 deaths.

Recoveries in the country have increased to 23,280, leaving the number of active cases at 10,845, according to the ministry’s data.

The capital Kabul remains the hardest hit area, accounting for 55 of the new infections and 17 fatalities.

The total number of cases in Kabul is now up to 14,305 and the death toll stands at 448.

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