Turkey registers 2,841 new coronavirus cases over past day
Turkey reported 2,841 more coronavirus cases over the past 24 hours, according to Health Ministry data released Thursday. The country's overall tally now stands at 404,894, the ministry said.
A TOTAL OF 15.71 MILLION TESTS HAVE BEEN CONDUCTED
A total of 2,181 more patients recovered over the past day, raising the tally to 346,794, while the death toll rose by 88 to reach 11,233. Almost 148,500 coronavirus tests were carried out across the country, bringing the total to over 15.71 million.
The figures showed that the number of patients in critical condition currently stands at 3,230, with 4.2% this week suffering from pneumonia.
“The number of patients in critical condition continues to rise,” Turkish Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said, urging the public to comply with the measures against coronavirus by reducing mobility and contact.