Kazakhstan has confirmed seven more COVID-19 cases, raising the tally to 704 as of April 8, according to the country’s Health Ministry.

The country registered six deaths, while 51 others recovered from the infection.

The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) emerged in late 2019 in China’s Hubei province, and the virus has spread to over 200 countries and territories since then.

To date, COVID-19 cases surpassed 1,400,000 globally, resulting in 287,699 recoveries and 80,000 deaths.

On February 11, the WHO officially named the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) as COVID-19, and on March 11, declared it a pandemic.