Over 32.2 M coronavirus vaccine shots given in Turkey

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11 June 2021

Turkey has administered over 32.2 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines since it launched a mass vaccination campaign in mid-January, according to official figures released on Thursday, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.

More than 18.7 million people have received their first doses, while 13.48 million have been fully vaccinated, said the Health Ministry count.

The ministry also confirmed 6,408 new coronavirus cases, including 563 symptomatic patients, across the country in the last 24 hours. The number of new cases on Wednesday was 6,454.

Turkey's overall case tally is now over 5.3 million, while the nationwide death toll has reached 48,524 with 96 new fatalities.

As many as 6,895 more patients won the battle against the virus, raising the total number of recoveries past 5.1 million.

Over 56.3 million coronavirus tests have been done to date.

The latest figures put the number of COVID-19 patients in critical condition at 1,009.

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