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Turkey registers 75,564 daily COVID-19 cases

Turkey registers 75,564 daily COVID-19 cases

Turkey on Thursday reported 75,564 new COVID-19 cases, raising its tally of infections to 10,271,240, according to its health ministry. The death toll from the virus in Turkey rose by 153 to 84,278, while 51,675 more people recovered in …

Turkish vaccine Turkovac receives emergency approval

Turkish vaccine Turkovac receives emergency approval

Turkey’s domestically-made COVID-19 vaccine Turkovac has received emergency use approval, Turkish Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said Wednesday. Koca was speaking at the production facility of the vaccine, as he said public …

Number of COVID-19 jabs administered in Turkey passes 100.3 mln

Number of COVID-19 jabs administered in Turkey passes 100.3 mln

Turkey has administered over 100.3 million coronavirus vaccine shots since the country launched an immunization campaign in January, according to official figures released on Thursday. Over 50.9 million people have taken their first …

Turkey starts vaccinating teenagers aged 15 and up

Turkey starts vaccinating teenagers aged 15 and up

Turkey on August 16 expanded its vaccination campaign to include minors at least 15 years old, as well as those at least 12 years old who suffer from chronic disease. Healthcare workers and other priority groups will also …

Turkey's daily COVID-19 cases surge above 20,000

Turkey's daily COVID-19 cases surge above 20,000

Turkey’s new coronavirus cases jumped to 22,291 on Wednesday, the highest since early May, according to health ministry data that also showed the daily death toll reached a six-week high of 76 people. Daily infections last peaked …

Turkey's COVID-19 cases back up to mid-May levels

Turkey's COVID-19 cases back up to mid-May levels

Turkey's new coronavirus cases have doubled in just over two weeks to 9,586 on Thursday, its highest since May 19, with 52 related deaths according to an official tally that prompted a warning from the health minister. "We have …

Delta variant cases in Turkey nearly triple in a week

Delta variant cases in Turkey nearly triple in a week

The number of Delta variant COVID-19 cases in Turkey has risen to some 750 from 284 seven days ago and overall cases climbed 20% at the weekend compared to a week earlier, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said. "These increases have …

Cases of Delta Plus COVID-19 variant reported in Turkey

Cases of Delta Plus COVID-19 variant reported in Turkey

Turkey has identified three cases of the new Delta Plus COVID-19 variant in three provinces, its health minister said on July 5, adding that the separate Delta variant had also been identified in some 284 cases across 30 …

Turkey sees less than 10,000 new COVID daily cases

Turkey sees less than 10,000 new COVID daily cases

Turkey on Thursday saw fewer than 10,000 new COVID-19 daily cases for the first time since March 1, said the country's health minister, marking a key milestone in the country’s fight against coronavirus. After a meeting of the …

Turkey reports 61,400 new coronavirus cases

Turkey reports 61,400 new coronavirus cases

Turkey Thursday reported 61,400 more COVID-19 cases, including 2,845 symptomatic patients, according to the Turkish Health Ministry data. Turkey’s overall case tally is now over 4 million, while the nationwide death toll reached …

Turkey reports over 55,000 new COVID-19 cases

Turkey reports over 55,000 new COVID-19 cases

Turkey's daily count of coronavirus cases reached a new high on Thursday with infections topping 55,000, the Turkish Health Ministry said. A total of 55,941 cases, including 2,316 symptomatic patients, were confirmed across the …

Over 37,000 new COVID-19 cases reported in Turkey

Over 37,000 new COVID-19 cases reported in Turkey

Turkey on Tuesday reported more than 37,000 new coronavirus cases, according to the country's Health Ministry data. A total of 37,303 cases, including 1,376 symptomatic patients, were confirmed across the country in the last 24 …

Turkey starts talks to procure Russia's Sputnik-V vaccine

Turkey starts talks to procure Russia's Sputnik-V vaccine

Turkey has begun initial talks to procure the Sputnik-V vaccine from Russia, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said, adding Ankara would receive a total of 100 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines from various suppliers by the end of May. …

Turkey reports over 8,000 new COVID-19 infections

Turkey reports over 8,000 new COVID-19 infections

Turkey on Monday reported 8,103 additional coronavirus cases, including 632 symptomatic patients, according to the Turkish Health Ministry. The country's case tally passed 2.53 million, while the nationwide death toll reached …

Russia and Turkey discuss Sputnik V vaccine cooperation

Russia and Turkey discuss Sputnik V vaccine cooperation

Turkey and Russia discussed their cooperation in the area of health in light of the coronavirus pandemic, Turkish Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said.  "After a meeting with Russia’s ambassador to Turkey Aleksey Yerhov, …