ANKARA 

The tally of patients who recovered from coronavirus in Turkey on Saturday exceeded fresh cases, the country’s health minister said.

The daily recoveries stood at 3,845, while new infections totaled 2,861, said Fahrettin Koca in a tweet.

“The number of discharged people from hospitals is 984 more than the number of new patients,” he added.

Moreover, the trend of positive tests is also falling, he said, urging the public to follow lockdown measures.

So far, a total of 25,582 patients have been discharged from hospitals after recovering from the virus since the start of the outbreak

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