Turkey Gives 37 Million Doses Of Covid-19 Vaccine To Its Citizens

UMMATIMES - Turkey has provided more than 37 million doses of the Covid-19 vaccine to its citizens since the launch of a mass vaccination campaign in mid-January, official figures released on Wednesday showed. More than 23 million people have received the first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine, while more than 14 million have received the second dose, according to a Health Ministry report.

Turkish authorities also confirmed 6,221 daily coronavirus cases, including 548 symptomatic patients, across the country in the past 24 hours.

The overall number of cases in Turkey is now more than 5.34 million, while the death toll has reached 48,950 with 71 new deaths in the past day.

A total of 4,632 patients won the recent battle against the virus, raising the total number of recoveries past 5.21 million.

More than 57.6 million coronavirus tests have been carried out to date in the country. In a move to combat the spread of the virus, Turkey is currently imposing a curfew from 10pm to 5am from Monday to Saturday and a complete lockdown on Sunday.