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Turkey's death toll from the new coronavirus rose by 75 on Monday to total 649, and new confirmed cases rose by 3,148 to bring the country's total to 30,217, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said on Twitter. He said 21,400 tests for the COVID-19 disease had been performed in Turkey in the last 24 hours.
Axar.az reports citing Turkish media.
Turkey announced new confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus on Monday evening as it continued efforts to curb its spread.
Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said 3,148 more people have been diagnosed with the virus, bringing the total number in Turkey to 30,217.
So far, a total of 1,326 patients have recovered and been discharged from hospitals, while 1,415 patients are currently under intensive care units, the data shows.
Also, 21,400 tests were conducted on Monday, and the number of overall tests carried out so far reached 202,845.
"The daily tests will reach 30,000 soon. The rate of increase in the number of our recovering patients continues. The increase in the number of cases is low compared to the increasing number of tests," Koca said.
2020.04.06 / 23:31