Coronavirus death toll rises to 30 in Turkey, 289 new cases: Health Minister
Koca said on Twitter that 20.345 tests had been conducted so far, 1.236 of which came back positive.
"We are losing new lives. The number of cases is increasing. But it should not be forgotten that we made as many tests as possible. With every patient under treatment, we are preventing the epidemic," Koca said.
The minister also urged people to stay at home.
“Let's not take risks. Life fits in home,” he said.