Coronavirus death toll reaches 6,417 as daily cases increase by 1,572

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Turkey‘s confirmed cases of the coronavirus increased by 1,572 in the past 24 hours, and 47 more people have died, taking the death toll to 6,417, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said on Sept. 1.

Turkey’s total confirmed cases stood at 271,705, according to the infographic Koca shared at Twitter.

Some 1,003 patients recovered in the last 24 hours, the minister said.

The total number of recovered cases stood at 245,929.

Koca also said 109,443 tests were conducted over the past day, with the overall number of tests reaching 7,247,935.

The minister also added that while the rate of pneumonia in COVID-19 patients is 7.6 percent, the number of seriously ill patients is 991.

Hurriyet Daily News

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