Baku, August 25, AZERTAC
Turkey on Monday confirmed 1,443 new cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing the country's tally to date to 259,692, Anadolu Agency reports.
On Twitter, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said 743 patients recovered from COVID-19 over the past day, pushing the total number of recoveries to 237,908.
Meanwhile, the death toll in the country reached 6,139, as 18 more people lost their lives.
Healthcare professionals did 95,943 more tests to diagnose the virus over the last 24 hours, bringing the tally to more than 6.4 million.
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