Coronavirus death toll reaches 20,135 as total number of confirmed cases stands at 2,162,775


Turkey‘s confirmed cases of the coronavirus increased by 15,197 as the daily patients increase by 2,816 in the past 24 hours, and 257 more people have died, taking the death toll to 20,135, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said on Dec. 28.

Turkey’s total number of confirmed cases reached 2,162,775 according to the infographic Koca shared on Twitter.

Some 22,203 patients recovered in the last 24 hours, the minister said.

The total number of recovered cases stood at 2,037,433.

Koca also said 180,892 tests were conducted over the past day, with the overall number of tests reaching 23,958,818.

The minister also added that while the rate of pneumonia in COVID-19 patients is 3.8 percent, the number of seriously ill patients is 4,251.

Hurriyet Daily News


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