Turkey reports over 9,000 new coronavirus cases
Baku, February 28, AZERTAC
Turkey on Saturday reported over 9,000 new coronavirus cases, according to the Health Ministry data, Anadolu Agency reports.
A total of 9,193 cases, including 621 symptomatic patients, were confirmed across the country, the data showed.
Turkey's overall case tally is over 2.7 million, while the nationwide death toll has reached 28,503, with 71 fatalities over the past day.
As many as 8,938 more patients in the country won the battle against the virus, bringing the total number of recoveries to over 2.6 million.
More than 33 million coronavirus tests have been done in Turkey to date, with 125,716 done since Friday.
The latest figures show that the number of COVID-19 patients in critical condition dropped to 1,187 .
Meanwhile, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca on Twitter shared a news report from a foreign media outlet praising Turkey's vaccination effort.