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Turkey confirms 27,592 daily COVID-19 cases

25 Nov 2021, 04:55 GMT+10

ANKARA, Nov. 24 (Xinhua) -- Turkey on Wednesday reported 27,592 new COVID-19 cases, raising its tally of infections to 8,652,172, according to its health ministry.

The death toll from the virus in Turkey rose by 175 to 75,618, while 28,285 more people recovered in the last 24 hours.

A total of 364,351 tests were conducted over the past day, it said.

Turkey started mass COVID-19 vaccination on Jan. 14 after the authorities approved the emergency use of the Chinese Sinovac vaccine.

More than 56.11 million people have received their first doses of vaccines, while over 50.19 million had their second doses. Turkey has so far administered over 119.72 million doses including booster jabs.

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