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Turkey records 2,516 new coronavirus cases over past day

According to the Health Ministry data, 84 more fatalities raise the death toll above 10,800.
09.11.2020 - 08:46

Turkey registered 2,516 more novel coronavirus patients over the past 24 hours, according to Health Ministry data released Sunday.

The country's overall tally now stands at 395,255, the ministry said.

2,740 ARE IN CRITICAL CONDITION

A total of 2,018 more patients recovered over the past day, raising the tally to 338,239, while the death toll rose by 84 to reach 10,887.

More than 141,944 more coronavirus tests were carried out nationwide, bringing the total to over 15.12 million.

The figures showed that the number of patients in critical condition currently stands at 2,740, with 4.7% this week suffering from pneumonia.

"Avoid crowded environments unless necessary. Pay attention to hygiene. Use a mask,” Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said on Twitter.