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Over the last 24 hours nearly three times as many people in Turkey recovered from COVID-19 than contracted the virus, said the country’s health minister on Thursday.
Axar.az reports citing Turkish media.
A total of 2,879 people recovered from the novel coronavirus in Turkey over the last day, bringing the total number to date to 190,390, Fahrettin Koca said.
Turkey saw 1,024 new cases of COVID-19 over the past day, bringing the total number of infections nationwide to date to 209,962, the data showed.
The country's death toll from the virus rose to 5,300, with 18 new fatalities reported in the last 24 hours.
2020.07.09 / 23:13