Number of Turkey's COVID-19 cases up by 963 in past day
Turkey's daily death toll from COVID-19 dropped to 15 after one month, the country's health minister Fahrettin Koca said.
The country's total number of fatalities from the disease rose to 5,645, with the latest additions over the past 24 hours, Koca said on Twitter.
Turkey confirmed 1,092 more recoveries from the novel coronavirus, bringing the tally to 211,561, Anadolu agency reported.
Citing the Health Ministry data, Koca said that a total of 963 people contracted COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of infections to 227,982.
Healthcare professionals conducted more than 47,400 tests for the virus since Monday, raising the total count to over 4.66 million.