Turkey.. 204 deaths due to coronavirus infection


On Friday, Turkey recorded 204 deaths and 19,918 infections with the Coronavirus during the past 24 hours.

According to the data of the Ministry of Health, 293,252 tests were conducted to detect corona throughout the country.


Turkey also witnessed the recovery of 15,561 people from infection with the virus.

Concerning vaccination against corona, the rate of vaccination with the first dose for the age group over 18 years old was 73.52 percent, and the second dose was 56.05 percent.

And 863,866 vaccinations were performed in the last 24 hours, bringing the total doses used to 88 million and 59 thousand and 440.

The Turkish Foundation for Medicines and Medical Devices approves 3 vaccines for emergency use, which are the Russian “Sputnik-V”, the Chinese “Sinovac”, and the German-American “Piontech-Pfizer”.


On January 14, Turkey launched a vaccination campaign against Corona, starting with health workers and then the elderly, as part of a priority schedule for the segments that will be vaccinated.