ISLAMABAD: Pakistan added 706 new Covid-19 cases over the last 24 hours, the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) said on Thursday.
The number of overall confirmed cases has risen to 1.2 million, according to the NCOC, the department leading the campaign against the pandemic.
Another nine people lost their lives to the coronavirus over the last 24 hours in Pakistan, taking the overall death toll to 28,414, according to the NCOC, adding that 1,408 are in critical condition.
Over the last 24 hours, 1,239 patients recovered from Covid-19, bringing the total number of recoveries to 1.2 million, said the NCOC.
Sindh is the worst-affected province by the pandemic with 468,776 infections, followed by Punjab which has reported 439,653 cases.