Coronavirus death toll reaches 7,119 as daily cases increase by 1,716


Turkey‘s confirmed cases of the coronavirus increased by 1,716 in the past 24 hours, and 63 more people have died, taking the death toll to 7,119, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said on Sept. 14.

Turkey’s total confirmed cases stood at 292,878, according to the infographic Koca shared at Twitter.

Some 1,225 patients recovered in the last 24 hours, the minister said.

The total number of recovered cases stood at 260,058.

Koca also said 112,563 tests were conducted over the past day, with the overall number of tests reaching 8,632,123.

The minister also added that while the rate of pneumonia in COVID-19 patients is 7.1 percent, the number of seriously ill patients is 1,301.

Hurriyet Daily News


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