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Turkey exceeds 4,000 deaths despite stopping infections

May 16, 2020

The Turkish Ministry of Health has reported 41 new coronavirus deaths in the past 24 hours, bringing 4,096 deaths to the country.

The total number of recovered patients is 108,137, while the number of active cases is 35,834, according to the official Anatolia news agency.

Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said there are 1,610 new cases, which is a total of 148,067 confirmed cases. Koca has emphasized that the number of patients in the intensive care unit is decreasing, as is the mortality rate in the intensive care unit.