Turkey registers 1,511 coronavirus recoveries over past day
To date Turkey has done nearly 13.5 million coronavirus tests, according to Health Ministry data released on Tuesday.
A total of 1,511 more people won their battle against the novel pandemic over the past 24 hours, bringing the tally of recoveries to 317,519, the ministry said.
DEATH TOLL ROSE TO 9,950
Turkey reported 76 new coronavirus fatalities over the past day, bringing the total death toll to 9,950, the data showed. The country's healthcare workers did 127,651 tests for the virus in the past 24 hours nationwide, raising the total count to more than 13.47 million.
The number of patients in critical condition currently stands at 1,827, with 5% this week suffering from pneumonia, said the figures.
On Twitter, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said: "We cannot be successful unless the number of patients in critical condition and active patients are brought down."