Turkey reports 1,491 more coronavirus cases
Turkey confirmed on Thursday 1,491 new cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing the tally to 263,998.
Health Minister Fahrettin Koca announced on Twitter that the total number of recoveries reached 240,792.
A TOTAL OF 862 PATIENTS ARE IN CRITICAL CONDITION
Citing Health Ministry data, Koca said that 995 patients recovered from COVID-19 over the past day. Meanwhile, the death toll in the country reached 6,209, as 26 more people lost their lives.
Healthcare professionals conducted 106,111 more tests to diagnose the disease over the last 24 hours, pushing the tally to 6.72 million. Of those infected, 7.3% suffer from pneumonia.
Koca said the number of patients in critical condition increased to 862.