Coronavirus death toll reaches 6,511 as daily cases increase by 1,642

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Turkey‘s confirmed cases of the coronavirus increased by 1,642 in the past 24 hours, and 49 more people have died, taking the death toll to 6,511, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said on Sept. 3.

Turkey’s total confirmed cases stood at 274,943, according to the infographic Koca shared at Twitter.

Some 1,211 patients recovered in the last 24 hours, the minister said.

The total number of recovered cases stood at 248,087.

Koca also said 110,225 tests were conducted over the past day, with the overall number of tests reaching 7,466,087.

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 1,041.

Hurriyet Daily News

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