Turkey’s confirmed cases of the coronavirus increased by 3,977 in the past 24 hours, and 127 more people have died, taking the death toll to 2,017, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said.
The number of COVID-19 cases in Turkey has reached 86,306. Some 1,523 patients recovered in the last 24 hours, Koca added.
Turkey is currently treating 1,922 patients in intensive care units, along with 1,031 intubated patients.
“Trust in our healthcare army and the power of our healthcare system. Do not let your precautions down,” he said. “As we increase our daily testing potential, your responsible behavior will also reduce the number of new cases.”