Number of deaths per day from the coronavirus has fallen below 100, marking the 7th consecutive day of decline, while Sunday had the lowest number of positives in 20 days.
Turkey registered its lowest number of new cases of coronavirus infections in the last 20 days on Sunday, while the number of hospital discharges continues to rise and the number of deaths fell below the 100 barrier, marking the 7th consecutive day of fall in the death toll from COVID-19.
“Today is the day with the lowest number of new cases in the last 20 days,” Turkish Health Minister Fahrettin Koca confirmed on his Twitter profile Sunday, after 99 people died in the last 24 hours from the virus.
With the last deaths, the total number of fatalities of coronavirus in Turkey amounts to 2,805, while in total there have been 110,130 infections after 2,357 people tested positive in the last 24 hours, the minister explained.
Koca added that in the past 24 hours 30,177 new tests had been performed, making a total of 889,742 tests carried out throughout the country to detect the presence of the new virus. Regarding the number of discharges, 3,558 patients were discharged from the hospital in the last 24 hours, bringing the total to 29,140 people in Turkey who have overcome the disease after entering hospitals.
The minister added that the downward trend in the number of patients admitted to Turkey in intensive care, which currently stands at 1,776, also continues. According to the latest data, the coronavirus has already infected almost 3 million people worldwide, and the number of deaths exceeds 200,000 globally.
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