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Turkey records over 1,000 recoveries in past 24 hours

A total of 110,565 more coronavirus tests were conducted over the past day, pushing the total up to over 7.99 million.
09.09.2020 - 08:56

Turkey on Tuesday reported 1,761 new cases of the novel coronavirus and more than 1,000 recoveries.

DEATH TOLL ROSE TO 6,782

The country's overall infection count reached 283,270, according to the Health Ministry data. The data showed that 1,093 more patients had recovered over the past 24 hours, bringing the total to 253,245.

The virus-linked death toll in the country, meanwhile, rose to 6,782 as 52 more people succumbed to the disease. The number of patients in critical condition now stands at 1,159, the data showed.

"The number of patients in critical condition continues to rise. Our losses hurt. What will stop this situation is compliance with the measures together," Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said on Twitter.