The Turkish Ministry of Health announced on Thursday that 24 cases of SARS-CoV-11.322 had been confirmed in the past 2 hours, while 68 patients with COVID-19 had died.
The toll of the new coronavirus pandemic after it broke out in Turkey on March 11, 2020 has reached 28.839 deaths out of a total of 2.746.158 infections, according to official data.
According to the ministry, 1.220 patients in serious condition are being treated in the country's hospitals.
The mass immunization campaign in Turkey began on January 14th, after the urgent use of the Chinese company Sinovac CoronaVac vaccine was granted by the competent supervisory body. As of yesterday, more than 7.402.000 people had been vaccinated against the new coronavirus.