Turkey's coronavirus death toll up seven to 44, with 343 new cases
He said on Twitter that 3,952 tests had been conducted in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of tests carried out in Turkey to around 28,000.
“How many people [contracted the virus]? In 195 countries, this question is asked every day. Although we have losses, it is not late for Turkey,” he said.
Koca also said that one of the patients was suffering from the chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), while the others were elders.
"We are as strong as the measure we have taken," Koca said.