Coronavirus death toll reaches 29,696 as total number of confirmed cases stands at 2,930,554


Turkey‘s confirmed cases of the coronavirus increased by 16,749 as the daily patients increase by 874 in the past 24 hours, and 71 more people have died, taking the death toll to 29,623, the Health Ministry announced on March 16.

Turkey’s total number of confirmed cases reached 2,930,554 according to the infographic.

Some 17,161 patients recovered in the last 24 hours, the ministry said.

The total number of recovered cases stood at 2,752,023.

The ministry said 167,526 tests were conducted over the past day, with the overall number of tests reaching 35,603,027.

It also added that while the rate of pneumonia in COVID-19 patients is 3.2 percent, the number of seriously ill patients is 1,484.

Hurriyet Daily News


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