More than 4.4 million people recovered from COVID-19

Turkey’s coronavirus recovered in total has exceeded 4.4 million, authorities said on Friday.

A total of 28,817 cases, including 2,615 symptomatic patients, were confirmed across the country over the past 24 hours, according to the latest data from the Ministry of Health.

Turkey’s total COVID-19 number is now almost 4.85 million, while the nationwide death toll increased by 373 during the last day and reached 40,504.

As many as 81,302 more patients won the battle against the virus, the data showed.

More than 47.5 million coronavirus tests have been performed in Turkey to date, with 242,194 more done since Friday.

The latest figures show that the number of COVID-19 patients in critical condition is 3,525.

Turkey has so far administered more than 22.9 million coronavirus vaccine shots since a nationwide vaccination campaign began on 14 January.

More than 13.77 million people have received their first doses of a vaccine, while over 9.16 million people have completed a two-dose vaccine course, according to the Ministry of Health’s data.

As a public health measure to fight the virus, Turkey started a complete lockdown from Thursday night and lasted until May 17.


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