Coronavirus death toll reaches 4,222 as daily cases drop below 1,000


Turkey‘s confirmed cases of the coronavirus increased by 972 in the past 24 hours, and 23 more people have died, taking the death toll to 4,222, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said on May 20.

Turkey’s total confirmed cases stood at 152,587, according to the graphic Koca shared at Twitter.

Some 1,092 patients recovered in the last 24 hours, Koca added.

The total number of recovered cases stood at 113,987.

Koca also said 20,838 tests were conducted over the past day, with the overall number of tests reaching 1,696,355.

Turkey is currently treating 877 patients in intensive care units, along with 455 intubated patients, Koca added.

Hurriyet Daily News


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