Coronavirus death toll reaches 4,249 as recoveries exceed 114,000


Turkey‘s confirmed cases of the coronavirus increased by 961 in the past 24 hours, and 27 more people have died, taking the death toll to 4,249, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said on May 21.

Turkey’s total confirmed cases stood at 153,548, according to the graphic Koca shared at Twitter.

Some 1,003 patients recovered in the last 24 hours, Koca added.

The total number of recovered cases stood at 114,990.

Koca also said 33,633 tests were conducted over the past day, with the overall number of tests reaching 1,729,988.

Turkey is currently treating 820 patients in intensive care units, along with 424 intubated patients, Koca added.

Hurriyet Daily News


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