WORLD Pakistan adds 3,884 new COVID-19 cases, 86 more deaths

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Pakistan adds 3,884 new COVID-19 cases, 86 more deaths

Xinhua

15:04, August 10, 2021

ISLAMABAD, Aug. 10 (Xinhua) -- Pakistan on Monday added 3,884 new COVID-19 cases into its overall tally of infections, the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) said on Tuesday.

A man walks along a road next to closed shops at a commercial area as a partial lockdown is in effect to curb the spread of the COVID-19 in Karachi on August 8, 2021. (File photo: AFP)

The NCOC, a department leading Pakistan's campaign against the pandemic, said the country's total cases rose to 1,075,504, including 967,073 recoveries.

The number of active cases rose to 84,427, including 4,530 critical patients.

According to the NCOC, the pandemic killed 86 people on Monday, increasing the overall death toll to 24,004.

Pakistan's southern Sindh province is the worst-affected region of the country with 401,790 infections followed by the eastern Punjab province which has reported 365,824 cases.

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