Coronavirus death toll reaches 27,652 as total number of confirmed cases stands at 2,602,034

A nurse in protective clothing holds coronavirus testing material, at a center in the Rafik Hariri University Hospital in Beirut, Lebanon, Monday, Jan. 11, 2021. Lebanon's caretaker prime minister said Monday the country has entered a "very critical zone" in the battle against coronavirus as his government mulls tightening nationwide lockdown announced last week. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)

Turkey‘s confirmed cases of the coronavirus increased by 7,906 as the daily patients increase by 658 in the past 24 hours, and 90 more people have died, taking the death toll to 27,652, the Health Ministry announced on Feb. 16.

Turkey’s total number of confirmed cases reached 2,602,034 according to the infographic.

Some 7,189 patients recovered in the last 24 hours, the ministry said.

The total number of recovered cases stood at 2,489,624.

The ministry said 115,794 tests were conducted over the past day, with the overall number of tests reaching 31,748,965.

It also added that while the rate of pneumonia in COVID-19 patients is 3.6 percent, the number of seriously ill patients is 1,201.

Hurriyet Daily News


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