Death toll in Turkey from coronavirus surges to 168, after 37 people die on Monday

Death toll in Turkey from coronavirus surges to 168, after 37 people die on Monday
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Turkey’s deaths from the new coronavirus increased by 37 to 168 on Monday, as the number of confirmed cases rose by 1,610 to 10,827, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said, APA's Turkey bureau reports.

Some 162 patients have recovered so far.

The minister added on Twitter that 11,535 tests had been conducted on Monday - the highest since the start of the outbreak - bringing the total number of tests carried out in Turkey to 76,981 since the outbreak began.

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