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    Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus Top One Million Globally (171)

    ANKARA (Sputnik) - More than 3,000 new cases of COVID-19 and 73 more deaths have been reported in Turkey over the past 24 hours, the country’s Minister of Health Fahrettin Koca announced on Sunday.

    According to a graphic posted on Twitter by the health minister, the total number of cases reported in Turkey since the start of the outbreak is now 27,069, a rise of 3,135 from Saturday. The COVID-19 death toll in the country currently stands at 574, according to Koca.

    A total of 1,042 people in Turkey have recovered completely after contracting the disease, an increase of 256 in the previous 24 hours, the minister reported.

    ​The global toll of COVID-19 cases has now exceeded the one million threshold and the death toll is close to 63,000, according to the Sunday update from the World Health Organisation.

    Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus Top One Million Globally (171)
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