ANKARA 

Turkey on Friday reported 1,665 new coronavirus cases and 1,318 recoveries over the past 24 hours.

The country’s overall case count now stands at 311,455 with 273,282 total recoveries, according to Health Ministry data.

A total of 112,885 more coronavirus tests were conducted over the past 24 hours, bringing the total to over 9.83 million.

The death toll from the virus in Turkey reached 7,858 with 73 new fatalities.

The figures also showed that the number of patients in critical condition now stands at 1,601, while 6.6% suffer from pneumonia.

Across the world, COVID-19 has claimed more than 984,500 lives in 188 countries and regions since last December.

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

Over 32.34 million cases have been reported worldwide, with recoveries surpassing 22.27 million, according to figures compiled by the US’ Johns Hopkins University.

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