Turkey registered 2,516 more novel coronavirus patients over the past 24 hours, according to Health Ministry data released Sunday.
The country’s overall tally now stands at 395,255, the ministry said.
A total of 2,018 more patients recovered over the past day, raising the tally to 338,239, while the death toll rose by 84 to reach 10,887.
More than 141,944 more COVID-19 tests were carried out nationwide, bringing the total to over 15.12 million.
The figures showed that the number of patients in critical condition currently stands at 2,740, with 4.7% this week suffering from pneumonia.
“Avoid crowded environments unless necessary. Pay attention to hygiene. Use a mask,” Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said on Twitter.
Across the world, COVID-19 has claimed more than 1.25 million lives in 190 countries and regions since last December.
The US, India, and Brazil are currently the worst-hit countries.
Nearly 50 million cases have been reported worldwide, with some 33 million recoveries, according to figures compiled by the US’ Johns Hopkins University.
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