Turkey Gives 7.7 Million Injections Of Covid Vaccine In Last Week

Turkey has given more than 7.77 million injections of the Covid-19 vaccine in the past seven days, including the first and second doses. According to official data released on Sunday, the country has delivered more than 41.48 million doses since launching a mass vaccination program in mid-January.

UMMATIMES - The Health Ministry said more than 27.09 million people had received their first dose, while more than 14.38 million had been fully vaccinated. The government also recorded 5,091 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, including 409 patients with symptoms. The number of new cases on Saturday stood at 5,480.

The total number of cases in Turkey now stands at more than 5.37 million, while the death toll stands at 49,185 with the addition of 63 new deaths. A total of 4,219 more patients recovered from the virus in the last 24 hours, bringing the total recoveries to over 5.23 million.

Meanwhile, more than 58.55 million Covid-19 tests have been carried out so far. The latest data recorded the number of Covid-19 patients in critical condition as many as 813 people.

To prevent the spread of the virus, Turkey is currently implementing a curfew on Monday to Saturday from 10pm to 5am, and full restrictions on Sunday.

According to the Johns Hopkins University of the United States, since December 2019, the pandemic has claimed more than 3.86 million lives in 192 countries and territories, with more than 178.28 million cases reported worldwide.