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Almost 183,000 people recovered from COVID-19 in Turkey

Almost 183,000 people recovered from COVID-19 in Turkey

More than 2,300 people recovered from the novel coronavirus disease in Turkey over the past 24 hours, according to the country’s health minister on Monday.

A total of 2,315 COVID-19 patients recovered from the virus, bringing the total number to 182,995, Fahrettin Koca said.

Turkey registered 1,086 new cases of COVID-19 over the past day and the total number of infections nationwide reached 206,844, the data showed.

The country’s death toll from the virus rose to 5,241, with 16 new fatalities reported in the last 24 hours.

Healthcare professionals conducted a total of 52,193 tests for the disease over the past day, raising the overall count to over 3.68 million.

The coronavirus pandemic has claimed over 535,100 lives in 188 countries and regions since it originated in China last December.

The US, Brazil, India and Russia are currently the worst-hit countries in the world.

More than 11.49 million COVID-19 cases have been reported around the world so far, with recoveries exceeding 6.21 million, according to figures compiled by the US’ Johns Hopkins University.