The Ministry of Public Health on Thursday reported 73 new positive cases of COVID-19 out of 1,235 samples tested in the last 24 hours.
The Public Health Ministry also reported 10 deaths and 45 recoveries from COVID-19 in the same period.
The new cases were reported in Kabul (34), Herat (30), Kandahar (5), Balkh (14), Nimroz (1), Ghazni (4), Badghis (7), Maidan Wardak (1), Kapisa (1), Zabul (2), and Uruzgan (4) provinces.
The deaths were reported in Herat (7), and Balkh (3) provinces, according to data provided by the Ministry of Public Health.
The data by the ministry shows that the cumulative number of total cases is now 48,826, the number of total reported deaths is 1,949, and the total number of recoveries is 38,266.
So far, 160,161 samples have been tested in government centers and there are 8,019 known active COVID-19 cases in the country, data by the ministry indicates.
The number of deaths from COVID-19 globally is more than 1,583,242 and the number of known global coronavirus cases is 69,664,639, according to Johns Hopkins University.