Turkey's coronavirus deaths up to 131 with 1,815 new cases

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey's deaths from the coronavirus increased by 23 to 131 on Sunday, as the number of confirmed cases rose by 1,815 to 9,217, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said. Some 105 patients have recovered so far. The minister added on Twitter that 9,982 tests had been conducted in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of tests carried out in Turkey to 65,446 since the outbreak began

Reuters March 30, 2020 00:11:04 IST
Turkey's coronavirus deaths up to 131 with 1,815 new cases

Turkeys coronavirus deaths up to 131 with 1815 new cases

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey's deaths from the coronavirus increased by 23 to 131 on Sunday, as the number of confirmed cases rose by 1,815 to 9,217, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said.

Some 105 patients have recovered so far.

The minister added on Twitter that 9,982 tests had been conducted in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of tests carried out in Turkey to 65,446 since the outbreak began.

The tests in the last 24 hours show Turkey has almost reached its target of conducting 10,000 tests per day.

(Reporting by Tuvan Gumrukcu; Editing by Andrew Cawthorne)

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