Coronavirus death toll reaches 18,602 as total number of confirmed cases stands at 2,062,960


Turkey‘s confirmed cases of the coronavirus increased by 19,256 as the daily patients increase by 3,309 in the past 24 hours, and 251 more people have died, taking the death toll to 18,602, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said on Dec. 22.

Turkey’s total number of confirmed cases reached 2,062,960 according to the infographic Koca shared on Twitter.

Some 32,110 patients recovered in the last 24 hours, the minister said.

The total number of recovered cases stood at 1,866,815.

Koca also said 192,316 tests were conducted over the past day, with the overall number of tests reaching 22,827,953.

The minister also added that while the rate of pneumonia in COVID-19 patients is 4.1 percent, the number of seriously ill patients is 5,008.

Hurriyet Daily News


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