Coronavirus death toll reaches 49,012 as daily cases hit 5,904


Turkey‘s confirmed cases of the coronavirus increased by 5,904 as the daily patients increase by 509 in the past 24 hours, and 62 more people have died, taking the death toll to 49,012, the Health Ministry announced on June 17.

Turkey’s total number of confirmed cases reached 5,354,153 according to the infographic.

Some 4,143 patients recovered in the last 24 hours, the ministry said.

The total number of recovered cases stood at 5,219,797.

The ministry said 225,064 tests were conducted over the past day, with the overall number of tests reaching 57,899,862.

It also added that while the rate of pneumonia in COVID-19 patients is 3.4 percent, the number of seriously ill patients is 860.

Hurriyet Daily News


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