ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkey’s confirmed cases of COVID-19 increased by 4,281 in the past 24 hours, and 115 more people have died, taking the death toll to 1,518, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said on Wednesday.

The total number of cases in the country stood at 69,392, he said.

A total of 5,674 people have recovered so far, and the number of tests carried out over the past 24 hours was 34,090, the minister said.

(Reporting by Daren Butler, Editing by Franklin Paul)

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