Turkish Health Minister Fahretin Koca has announced a significant reduction in the number of confirmed cases of coronavirus infection, Anadolu news agency reported.
“Due to the increase in the number of tests in the country, there is a sharp decrease in the number of cases of infection,” – said the head of the Ministry of Health.
He added that “in the near future, the number of tests conducted in Turkey on Covid-19 will reach 500 thousand.”
“The country has seen an increase in the number of those who have been cured of Covid-19,” the minister said.
Koca reported that, according to recent data, “the number of infected Covid-19 in Turkey reached 61 thousand 49, the disease claimed the lives of 1 thousand 296 people.”