The Ministry of Public Health on Friday reported 23 new positive cases of COVID-19 out of 1,637 samples tested in the last 24 hours.
The ministry also reported two deaths and 10 recoveries from COVID-19 in the same period.
The new cases were reported in Kabul (9), Herat (3), Kandahar (1), Takhar (1), Kunduz (4), Helmand (1), Logar (3) and Uruzgan (1) provinces.
The ministry reported that the cumulative total of known COVID-19 cases is 56,595, the total number of reported deaths is 2,497, and the total number of recoveries is 51,798.
So far, 351,598 samples have been tested in government centers and there are 2,301 known active COVID-19 cases in the country, data by the ministry indicates.
The number of deaths from COVID-19 globally is more than 2,829,516 and the number of known global coronavirus cases is 129,711,196, according to Johns Hopkins University.