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Turkey on Tuesday reported nearly 50,000 new coronavirus cases, the Health Ministry said, the highest single-day spike in the country since the beginning of the outbreak.
Axar.az reports that a total of 49,584 cases, including 2,003 symptomatic patients, were confirmed across the country, the data showed.
Turkey's overall case tally is over 3.5 million, while the nationwide death toll has reached 32,667, with 211 fatalities over the past day.
As many as 28,498 more patients in the country won the battle against the virus, bringing the total number of recoveries to over 3.1 million.
More than 40 million coronavirus tests have been done in Turkey to date, with 271,547 done since Monday.
The latest figures show that the number of COVID-19 patients in critical condition rose to 2,407.
2021.04.06 / 23:51