A total of 1,743 new coronavirus cases and 1,202 recoveries were reported in Turkey on Monday.

The country’s overall case count now stands at 304,610, with 268,435 recoveries, according to data from the Health Ministry.

A total of 112,942 more coronavirus tests were conducted over the past 24 hours, pushing the total past 9.38 million.

The death toll from the outbreak in Turkey rose to 7,574, with 68 new fatalities.

The figures also showed that the number of patients in critical condition now stands at 1,491, while 6.8% suffer from pneumonia.

Across the world, COVID-19 has claimed over 961,600 lives in 188 countries and regions since last December.

The US, India, Brazil, and Russia are currently the worst-hit countries.

More than 31.12 million cases have been reported worldwide, with recoveries exceeding 21.28 million, according to figures compiled by the US-based Johns Hopkins University.

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