Coronavirus death toll reaches 2,491 with 101,790 total cases


Turkey‘s confirmed cases of the coronavirus increased by 3,116 in the past 24 hours, and 115 more people have died, taking the death toll to 2,491, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said on April 23.

Turkey’s total confirmed cases stood at 101,790, according to the graphic Koca shared at Twitter.

Some 2,014 patients recovered in the last 24 hours, Koca added.

The total number of recovered cases stood at 18,491.

Koca also said 40,962 tests were conducted over the past day, with the overall number of tests reaching 791,906

Turkey is currently treating 1,816 patients in intensive care units, along with 982 intubated patients, Koca added.

“Today we are in a better condition than yesterday. We came to this point with a total of 791,906 tests, with none of them done by chance,” said Koca.

Hurriyet Daily News


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