Turkiye reported 86,070 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday.

According to a chart shared by the Health Ministry, 271 people lost their lives and 94,402 others recovered from the disease over the past day.

Also, as many as 463,335 virus tests were done nationwide in the past 24 hours.

To counter the spread of the virus, Turkiye has administered over 145.12 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines since it launched an immunization drive in January 2021.

More than 57.64 million people have received a first vaccine jab, while over 52.74 million have been fully vaccinated. Third booster shots have been given to more than 26.81 million people.

Since December 2019, the virus has claimed nearly 5.9 million lives in at least 192 countries and regions, with over 426.4 million cases reported worldwide, according to the US’ Johns Hopkins University.

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