ANKARA

Turkey on Saturday confirmed 121 more fatalities from the novel coronavirus outbreak over the past 24 hours, bringing the death toll to 1,890.

The total number of registered coronavirus cases surged to 82,329 as 3,783 more people tested positive for the virus, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said on Twitter.

So far, a total of 10,453 people have recovered and been discharged from hospitals, while 1,822 patients were discharged on Saturday only, Koca added.

He also said 40,520 tests were conducted over the past day, with the total number of tests reaching 598,933.

“Despite the increasing number of tests, there

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