Turkey confirms 1,172 new cases of COVID-19

Turkey confirms 1,172 new cases of COVID-19
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  • calendar-gray 09 August 2020

Turkey on Saturday confirmed 1,172 additional cases of COVID-19, raising the tally to 239,622, according to the country's health minister, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.

"Pneumonia rates are down across Turkey. We have reached [nearly] 64,000 tests daily. The highest [daily test] number [so far] has been 58,000," Fahrettin Koca said on Twitter.

"There is no major change in our hospital [bed] occupancy rates," as the numbers of new and recovered patients are close to each other, Koca noted.

"Good results depend on tight measures," he stressed. 

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