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Turkey confirms 1,639 new COVID-19 cases, 143,114 in total

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Turkey confirms 1,639 new COVID-19 cases, 143,114 in total

101,715 patients have recovered in Turkey since the outbreak, while 998 patients are being treated at the intensive care units


Turkey on Wednesday confirmed 1,639 new COVID-19 cases and 58 more deaths in the past 24 hours, according to Turkish Health Minister Fahrettin Koca.
The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the country rose to 143,114, while the death toll surged to 3,952, he tweeted.
The minister noted that 101,715 patients have recovered in the country since the outbreak of the pandemic, while 998 patients are being treated at the intensive care units.
Turkey reported the first COVID-19 case in the country on March 11.
Speaking at a press conference earlier in the day, the minister said Turkey is getting ready to implement tests for foreign tourists as the country plans to resume its flights for tourism in late May.
He said that they would make PCR tests, not rapid tests, for foreign tourists arriving in the country, he said.

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