Coronavirus death toll reaches 6,462 as daily cases increase by 1,596

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Turkey‘s confirmed cases of the coronavirus increased by 1,596 in the past 24 hours, and 45 more people have died, taking the death toll to 6,462, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said on Sept. 2.

Turkey’s total confirmed cases stood at 273,301, according to the infographic Koca shared at Twitter.

Some 947 patients recovered in the last 24 hours, the minister said.

The total number of recovered cases stood at 246,876.

Koca also said 107,927 tests were conducted over the past day, with the overall number of tests reaching 7,355,862.

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 1,017.

Hurriyet Daily News

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