In Turkey, the number of confirmed cases of coronavirus has increased to 86,306 people, which is the highest among all countries outside Europe or the United States. Turkish Minister of Health Fahrettin Koja on Sunday, Reuters reports.
Over the past 24 hours, the number of cases among Turkish citizens has increased by 3 thousand 977 people. This is more than recorded per day in China, when the Covid-19 epidemic was gaining momentum there.
According to Koja, over the past 24 hours in the country, another 127 people have died from coronavirus. Thus, the death rate from a dangerous infection in Turkey amounted to 2 thousand 17 people. To date, 11 thousand 976 Turks have recovered from coronavirus.
Over the past day, 35 thousand 344 tests for coronavirus have been conducted in the country. In general, from the beginning of the pandemic, Turkish doctors tested 634 thousand citizens.
For the first time in Turkey, Covid-19 was discovered on March 10th.
As we reported before, 6060 new cases of coronavirus reported in the Russian Federation.