Turkey’s confirmed cases of the coronavirus increased by 982 in the past 24 hours, and 17 more people have died, taking the death toll to 5,691, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said on July 31.
Turkey’s total confirmed cases stood at 230,873, according to the infographic Koca shared at Twitter.
Some 996 patients recovered in the last 24 hours, the minister said.
The total number of recovered cases stood at 214,535.
Koca also said 46,492 tests were conducted over the past day, with the overall number of tests reaching 4,800,823.
The minister also added that while the rate of pneumonia in COVID-19 patients is 8,8 percent, the number of seriously ill patients is 582.