Coronavirus death toll reaches 48,879 as daily cases hit 5,955

Coronavirus death toll reaches 48,879 as daily cases hit 5,955

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Coronavirus death toll reaches 48,879 as daily cases hit 5,955

Turkey's confirmed cases of the coronavirus increased by 5,955 as the daily patients increase by 532 in the past 24 hours, and 84 more people have died, taking the death toll to 48,879, the Health Ministry announced on June 15.

Turkey's total number of confirmed cases reached 5,342,028 according to the infographic.

Some 4,186 patients recovered in the last 24 hours, the ministry said.

The total number of recovered cases stood at 5,211,022.

The ministry said 223,846 tests were conducted over the past day, with the overall number of tests reaching 57,447,635.

It also added that while the rate of pneumonia in COVID-19 patients is 3.4 percent, the number of seriously ill patients is 886.

 

Fahrettin Koca, intensive care,