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Turkey sees 1,649 more coronavirus cases over past day

According to the Turkish Health Ministry, 1,391 more patients were recovered from coronavirus over the last 24 hours.
11.10.2020 - 08:47

Turkey registered 1,649 more coronavirus patients and 1,391 more recoveries over the past 24 hours, the Health Ministry said on Saturday.

"WE HAVE TO KEEP THE NUMBER UNDER CONTROL"

Turkey’s overall count now stands at 334,031, with recoveries totaling 293,145, according to ministry data. Some 113,102 more coronavirus tests were carried over the past 24 hours, raising the total to over 11.5 million.

The death toll from the virus reached 8,778, with 56 more fatalities.

The figures also showed that the number of patients in critical condition currently stands at 1,414, with 6.2% suffering from pneumonia this week.

“The decrease in the number of patients in critical condition is stagnating. We have to keep the number under control,” Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said in a tweet.