The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) says 51 new cases of the coronavirus were registered in the country during the past 24 hours.
The spokesman of MoPH, Wahidullah Mayar said that the new cases include 28 in Kabul, 3 in Herat, two in Ghazni, 4 in Kapisa, six in Nangarhar, 3 in Kunar, and one in each provinces of Parwan, Bamyan, Laghman, Paktia and Farah.
According to Mayar, 7 patients in Kabul, five patients in Herat, one in Badakhshan, one in Kapisa and two in Farah have been recovered.
He added that two patients in Kabul and two others in Nangarhar province have died of the coronavirus during the last 24 hours which the death toll in the country reaches 40.
This comes as the total number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in the country reaches 1143.