Am I still protected from pregnancy when taking my birth control late?

Patient

Q: For the past week I have been late taking my birth control and less than 24hrs ago my boyfriend and I were having intercourse. When he ejaculated the condom broke and I ended up with his full load in my vagina, am I still protected by my birth control or should I be taking the morning after pill? If anyone could answer my question as soon as possible that would be much appreciated.

Doctor

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