Coronavirus death toll reaches 6,370 as daily cases increase by 1,587


Turkey‘s confirmed cases of the coronavirus increased by 1,587 in the past 24 hours, and 44 more people have died, taking the death toll to 6,370, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said on Aug. 31.

Turkey’s total confirmed cases stood at 270,133, according to the infographic Koca shared at Twitter.

Some 1,087 patients recovered in the last 24 hours, the minister said.

The total number of recovered cases stood at 244,926.

Koca also said 110,102 tests were conducted over the past day, with the overall number of tests reaching 7,138,492.

The minister also added that while the rate of pneumonia in COVID-19 patients is 7.5 percent, the number of seriously ill patients is 961.

Hurriyet Daily News


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