On Monday, the Turkish health authorities monitored a new record number of daily deaths caused by the Corona virus, which causes the “Covid-19” infection, as this number reached 346 cases.
The Turkish Ministry of Health reported, in a daily statistic, that the general number of registered infections with the emerging corona virus “Covid-19” in the country during the past 24 hours increased by 61,028, bringing the total cases to the level of 4384624.
And the index of daily infections with the Coronavirus in Turkey on April 17 reached 62,606 cases, on April 18, it was 55802, and on April 19, it was 55149.
The Ministry of Health stated that it had detected 346 new deaths from the disease, which is a new record, bringing the number of pandemic victims in Turkey to the level of 36,613 people.
In recent days, Turkey has witnessed unprecedented increases in the death toll from the pandemic, as on April 17 this indicator reached 288 deaths, on April 18 it reached 318, and on April 19, 341, which is considered a previous record toll.
The Ministry of Health also reported that 55,592 patients had recovered, raising the number of people recovering from the Corona virus in the country to 3,792,129.
Turkey is the 7th country in the world in terms of the number of infections with the Coronavirus and the 19th in terms of the number of deaths.
According to the statistics of “Reuters” agency, Turkey ranks 4th in the world in terms of the number of daily injuries, based on an average of 7 days.
On April 13, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced the tightening of precautionary measures and the imposition of a partial closure during the first two weeks of Ramadan to contain the spread of the virus.