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Turkey reports over 24,000 new coronavirus cases

Turkey reports over 24,000 new coronavirus cases

More than 35,400 recoveries, 347 virus-linked deaths also confirmed over past 24 hours.
04.05.2021 - 13:48

Turkey reported over 24,700 new coronavirus cases on Monday, the Health Ministry said.

A total of 24,733 infections, including 2,501 symptomatic patients, were confirmed in the last 24 hours.

Turkey’s overall coronavirus tally is now over 4.9 million, while the nationwide death toll rose by 347 over the past day to reach 41,191.

As many as 35,438 more patients won the battle against the virus, taking the total number of recoveries past 4.51 million.

More than 47.98 million coronavirus tests have been conducted to date, with 243,648 done since Sunday.

The latest figures show that the number of coronavirus patients in critical condition stands at 3,438.

Turkey has so far administered over 23.47 million coronavirus vaccine jabs since a nationwide immunization campaign began on Jan. 14. More than 14 million people have received their first dose, while over 9.44 million people have been fully vaccinated.

To stem the spread of the virus, Turkey started on Thursday evening a nationwide lockdown, which will last until May 17.