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Turkey reports 1,549 new coronavirus cases

Authorities confirmed that over 1,500 new infections, more than 1,000 recoveries reported over the past 24 hours.
30.08.2020 - 08:42

Over 1,500 new coronavirus cases and more than 1,000 recoveries were reported in Turkey on Saturday.

DEATH TOLL ROSE TO 6,284

In a tweet, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said 1,549 more infections have raised the country’s overall count to 267,064. He said 1,003 more patients recovered over the past 24 hours, taking the total to 242,812.

The death toll increased by 39 to reach 6,284, the minister added.

A total of 101,414 more coronavirus tests were conducted over the past 24 hours, pushing the total up to over 6.93 million.

According to the health ministry data, 7.4% of the total patients suffer from pneumonia, while the number of patients in critical condition stands at 917.