Pakistan adds 2,928 new COVID-19 cases, 1,218,749 in total

September 14

Pakistan added 2,928 new COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours, the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) said on Friday.

The NCOC, a department leading Pakistan's campaign against the pandemic, said that the country's number of overall confirmed cases rose to 1,218,749.

According to a statement by the NCOC, the southern Sindh province has been the worst hit, with a total of 448,658 cases, followed by eastern Punjab province where the disease was detected in 419,423 people.

The country's positivity rate stands at 5.08 percent out of 57,626 tests conducted over the last 24 hours, said the NCOC.

A total of 27,072 people have died of the disease, including 68 patients who died over the last 24 hours, the NCOC said, adding that 4,960 are in critical condition.