Turkish health minister urges citizens to apply measures
Turkey reported 1,603 more patients of the novel coronavirus and 1,320 recoveries over the past 24 hours, the country's Health Ministry said on Monday.
1,412 PEOPLE ARE IN CRITICAL CONDITION
The overall patient count now stands at 326,046, with recoveries totaling 286,370, according to the ministry data. The death toll from the virus reached 8,498, with 57 more fatalities.
The figures also showed that the number of patients in critical condition now stands at 1,412, while 6.2% of patients this week suffer from pneumonia.
"We have to reduce the number of our active cases," Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said on Twitter, adding that unity of citizens in following healthcare measures would strongly help all fight the disease.