Turkey: 356 deaths, along with 26,476 cases of corona recorded


On Wednesday, the Turkish Ministry of Health announced that 356 deaths were recorded due to the Coronavirus, bringing the toll to 41,883.

According to the Ministry’s data, the past twenty-four hours witnessed the registration of 26,476 cases of corona, bringing the total to 4 million and 955 thousand and 224 cases.


The death toll from the virus also reached 4 million 589,501, after 35,464 people recovered.

229,491 tests were conducted to detect Corona, bringing the total to 48,459,224.

On Thursday, Turkey began implementing a complete lockdown for 3 weeks as part of the measures to confront Corona in all of the country’s 81 states.

The closure also started from 7 pm on April 29 to 5 am on Monday, May 17, according to a Ministry of Interior circular.