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Turkey reports 19,256 new coronavirus cases

According to the official data, the country registers 251 daily fatalities.
23.12.2020 - 08:52

Turkey on Tuesday reported 19,256 more coronavirus infections and 251 new fatalities over the past 24 hours, according to the Health Ministry data.

The new cases include 3,309 symptomatic patients and the total number of infections exceeded 2 million.

"INFECTIONS WITHIN THE FAMILY ARE ON THE RISE"

As many as 32,110 people also recovered in the past day, bringing the tally to 1,866,815, while the death toll climbed to 18,602.

An additional 192,316 coronavirus tests were conducted across the country, pushing the total to over 22.82 million. The number of patients in critical condition, meanwhile, stands at 5,008.

Health Minister Fahrettin Koca noted that the number of active and critical cases are dropping.

However, infections within the family are on the rise, he added.