Stepped up Taliban attacks this week have focused mostly on the country's south, but there was also a deadly bombing in the western city of Herat, where 32 people died in a militant assault on a Shiite mosque.
The shops in the building were closed when the attack took place.
Gen. John Nicholson, the top US commander in Afghanistan, has ordered the new procedure in releasing casualty tolls, prompting criticism of giving the public less information and transparency.
North Atlantic Treaty Organisation said that another five soldiers and an interpreter were also injured, adding in a statement that they were in stable condition and being treated at nearby Bagram Airfield, the largest USA base in the country.
Two U.S. service members were wounded Thursday night in a suicide attack that left one Georgian soldier dead and three Georgians and an Afghan interpreter wounded in Qarabagh District, in Kabul Province.
Governor spokesman Umar Zwak said no security personnel was killed in the suicide auto bombing while some injured.
On Wednesday an attack in Kandahar killed two U.S. Army soldiers from the 82nd Airborne Division. The Taliban also claimed responsibility for that attack.
He said one police officer was killed at the scene and another who was wounded died later in hospital.
The blast occurred after a suicide attacker detonated a vehicle bomb in Kabul's Gulaee Dawa Khana near the house of Mohammad Mohaqiq, the second deputy of Afghanistan Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah.
An estimated 8,400 USA troops are serving in Afghanistan, where they train and advise the Afghan military in the fight against the Taliban and the ISIS affiliate in that country. The suicide bomber first sprayed gunfire at the private guards who were protecting the mosque, before running inside firing until his rifle jammed, according to witnesses.
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