Coronavirus death toll reaches 8,262 as daily cases increase by 1,407


Turkey‘s confirmed cases of the coronavirus increased by 1,407 in the past 24 hours, and 67 more people have died, taking the death toll to 8,262, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said on Oct. 1.

Turkey’s total confirmed cases stood at 320,070, according to the infographic Koca shared at Twitter.

Some 1,402 patients recovered in the last 24 hours, the minister said.

The total number of recovered cases stood at 281,151.

Koca also said 113,546 tests were conducted over the past day, with the overall number of tests reaching 10,493,807.

The minister also added that while the rate of pneumonia in COVID-19 patients is 6.4 percent, the number of seriously ill patients is 1,507.

Hurriyet Daily News


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