Coronavirus death toll reaches 8,130 as daily cases increase by 1,427

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Turkey‘s confirmed cases of the coronavirus increased by 1,427 in the past 24 hours, and 68 more people have died, taking the death toll to 8,130, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said on Sept. 29.

Turkey’s total confirmed cases stood at 317,272, according to the infographic Koca shared at Twitter.

Some 1,452 patients recovered in the last 24 hours, the minister said.

The total number of recovered cases stood at 278,504.

Koca also said 114,940 tests were conducted over the past day, with the overall number of tests reaching 10,268,163.

The minister also added that while the rate of pneumonia in COVID-19 patients is 6.5 percent, the number of seriously ill patients is 1,583.

Hurriyet Daily News

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