Turkey reports over 62,000 COVID-19 cases

Breaking another record, Turkey reported almost 63,000 COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, the highest single-day figure since the start of the pandemic, according to Daily Sabah.

A total of 62,797 cases, including 2,802 symptomatic patients, were confirmed across the country, according to the Health Ministry.

Turkey's overall case tally is now over 4 million, while the nationwide death toll over the past day reached 34,734 with 279 new fatalities.

As many as 55,413 more patients won the battle against the virus, bringing the total number of recoveries to over 3.48 million.

More than 42.5 million coronavirus tests have been done in Turkey to date, with 310,420 more done since Tuesday.

The latest figures show there are now 3,018 patients in critical condition nationwide.

Since its mass immunization drive began on Jan. 14, Turkey has administered over 19.3 million COVID-19 vaccine shots.

Over 11.6 million people have received their first doses of the vaccine, while more than 7.72 million have completed a two-dose course, according to official figures.


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