Turkey’s deaths from the coronavirus increased by 46 to 214 on March 31, as the number of confirmed cases rose by 2,704 to 13,531, Health Ministry said. The ministry also said 15,422 tests had been conducted on March 31, bringing the total number of tests carried out in Turkey to 92,403 since the outbreak began.
Turkey’s death toll from coronavirus rose by seven to 44 as the number of cases surged to 1,872, Health Minister Koca said on March 24. Of the latest seven victims, one had chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (known as COPD), while the other six were elderly patients, Koca said.
Turkey's death toll from coronavirus rose from nine to twenty-one as the number of cases surged to 947, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said late on March 21. Koca said on Twitter that 2,953 tests had been conducted in the past 24 hours, 277 of which came back positive. He once again urged the elderly population to stay at home.
Turkish citizens who are older than 65-year-old and suffering from chronic illnesses will be restricted from leaving their homes amid coronavirus measures, the Interior Ministry said on Saturday.