Coronavirus cases in Turkey reach almost 70,000
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Coronavirus cases in Turkey reach almost 70,000

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Orient Net
Date: 2020-04-15 21:59
Coronavirus cases in Turkey reach almost 70,000 with the addition of 4,281 new cases, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said on Wednesday (April 15).

Stating that there were 115 more deaths from the coronavirus in the country over the past 24 hours, Koca said on his Twitter account that these new numbers bring the death toll to 1,518.

So far, a total of 5,674 have recovered and been discharged from hospitals, Koca said.

He also said 34,090 tests were conducted over the past day, with the overall number of tests reaching 477,716.

Turkey is currently treating 1,820 patients in intensive care units, according to Koca.

Globally, the virus has infected over 2 million patients and has so far claimed over 129,000 lives, according to figures compiled by the US' Johns Hopkins University.

Based on DS

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