Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan Tuesday marked the World Health Day, highlighting the frontline fight of healthcare workers against the coronavirus pandemic.

“I celebrate the April 7 World Health Day of all our citizens, especially our healthcare staff, who have carried out their duties with great self-sacrifice all over the country, especially in the fight against the coronavirus,” Erdogan said on Twitter.

In Turkey, the COVID-19 death toll stands at 725, with more than 34,100 cases confirmed.

Since appearing in Wuhan, China, last December, the novel coronavirus has spread to at least 184 countries and regions.

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