Coronavirus death toll reaches 44,760 as daily cases hit 10,512


Turkey‘s confirmed cases of the coronavirus increased by 10,512 as the daily patients increase by 920 in the past 24 hours, and 223 more people have died, taking the death toll to 44,760, the Health Ministry announced on May 16.

Turkey’s total number of confirmed cases reached 5,117,374 according to the infographic.

Some 14,418 patients recovered in the last 24 hours, the ministry said.

The total number of recovered cases stood at 4,947,256.

The ministry said 202,243 tests were conducted over the past day, with the overall number of tests reaching 50,869,896.

It also added that while the rate of pneumonia in COVID-19 patients is 4.0 percent, the number of seriously ill patients is 2,468.

Hurriyet Daily News


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