The terror cell, which was blamed for two rocket attacks on Bagram Airfield in recent months, was eliminated.
While the death remains under investigation, officials said, COVID-19 is not suspected as the cause.
The militant group is taking advantage of governments absorbed in tackling the coronavirus pandemic.
The attack took place as they were on their way home from Bagram Air Base.
Federal prosecutors said the suspects were arrested by tactical police units early Wednesday.
The five rockets launched at the base did not cause any injuries, the military said in a tweet.
Al-Qaida suggested in a statement Tuesday that non-Muslims use their time in quarantine to learn about Islam.
The four-star commander of U.S. forces in Afghanistan made the stunning admission Tuesday.
Gunnery Sgt. Diego D. Pongo of Simi Valley, California, and Capt. Moises A. Navas of Germantown, Maryland, died Sunday.
An Air Force AC-130U crew was awarded two Distinguished Flying Crosses and 12 Air Medals on Monday.
The campaign of President Donald Trump released a letter from 235 retired senior officers backing his re-election.
The news comes four years after the Air Force laid out initial plans for what its future fighter jets might look like.
The recent exercises were one of many the Air Force is conducting to test its Advanced Battle Management System.
A veteran of the Marine Corps and Army National Guard, he went through boot camp more than four decades ago.
Cmdr. Robert Arias is at least the third Navy commander removed from his job in recent weeks.