Turkey reports 1,480 new coronavirus cases, 9 more deaths
Turkey's confirmed cases of the coronavirus increased by 1,480 in the past 24 hours, and 9 more people have died, the Health Ministry announced on May 8.
The ministry’s infographic said that some 1,526 patients recovered in the last 24 hours.
It also added that 98,758 tests were conducted over the past day.
The infographic also showed that Turkey has so far administered over 147.5 million doses since it launched a mass vaccination campaign in January, 2021.
More than 57.8 million people have received their first doses, while over 53 million have been fully vaccinated.
The number of people who have received their third COVID-19 vaccine doses crossed 27.7 million.