Turkey reports 1,396 new COVID-19 cases
The COVID-19 death toll in Turkey reached 5,065 with 19 new deaths on Friday, Daily Sabah reported.
The number of cases, meanwhile, increased to 194,511 with 1,396 new cases. A total of 51,198 tests were carried out on Friday, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca announced on his Twitter account.
According to Koca, 1,4982 patients recovered in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of recovered patients to 167,198.
Turkey has so far carried out a total of 3,186,622 tests.
As of Friday, 963 COVID-19 patients were being treated in intensive care units, the minister said.