Coronavirus death toll reaches 15,314 as daily cases increase by 33,198



Turkey‘s confirmed cases of the coronavirus increased by 33,198 as the daily patients increase by 6,593 in the past 24 hours, and 211 more people have died, taking the death toll to 15,314, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said on Dec. 8.

Turkey’s total confirmed patients stood at 552,304, according to the infographic Koca shared on Twitter.

Some 5,245 patients recovered in the last 24 hours, the minister said.

The total number of recovered cases stood at 441,515.

Koca also said 201,219 tests were conducted over the past day, with the overall number of tests reaching 20,089,966.

The minister also added that while the rate of pneumonia in COVID-19 patients is 3.1 percent, the number of seriously ill patients is 5,882.

Hurriyet Daily News


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