Coronavirus death toll reaches 18,861 as total number of confirmed cases stands at 2,082,610


Turkey‘s confirmed cases of the coronavirus increased by 19,650 as the daily patients increase by 3,192 in the past 24 hours, and 259 more people have died, taking the death toll to 18,861, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said on Dec. 23.

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

Some 34,492 patients recovered in the last 24 hours, the minister said.

The total number of recovered cases stood at 1,901,307.

Koca also said 202,209 tests were conducted over the past day, with the overall number of tests reaching 23,030,162.

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 4,901.

Hurriyet Daily News


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