The Ministry of Public Health on Monday reported 40 new positive cases of the coronavirus from 118 samples tested over the last 24 hours.

So far, 83,869 samples have been tested in government centers and there are 10,657 known active COVID-19 cases in the country, according to data by the Ministry of Public Health.

In the last 24 hours, the ministry also reported two new deaths from COVID-19 and 22 recoveries.

The number of total cases is now 35,503, the total reported deaths are 1,181, and total recoveries is 23,663.

The highest count was reported in Herat with 17, followed by Ghor with 17–other cases were reported in Kandahar (4) and Nangarhar (2).

Also, the ministry reported two COVID-19 deaths in Herat.

The number of deaths from COVID-19 globally is more than 606,206 and the number of global coronavirus cases is 14,508,892, according to Johns Hopkins University.