ANKARA

Turkiye reported more than 76,300 coronavirus cases on Tuesday, according to the Health Ministry.

The ministry registered 76,341 new infections, 174 deaths, and 82,203 recoveries over the past day. Also, 418,427 virus tests were done in the last 24 hours.

To stem the spread of the virus, the country has also administered more than 141 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines since it launched an immunization drive in January 2021.

More than 57.36 million people have gotten the first jab, while over 52.29 million have received the second shot, the latest ministry data showed. Turkiye has also given third booster shots to 24.48 million people.

Since December 2019, the pandemic has claimed over 5.6 million lives in at least 192 countries and regions, with over 355.59 million cases reported worldwide, according to the US’ Johns Hopkins University.

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