By NewsDesk @infectiousdiseasenews
In a follow-up on the COVID-19 situation in Turkey, health ministry officials report an additional 3783 coronavirus disease cases today, bringing the total in the country to 83,829.
The number of cases has doubled since April 8. This puts Turkey 8th in total cases globally behind only the United States, Spain, Italy, France, Germany, the UK and China.
Today, 121 additional deaths were reported, bringing the death total to 1890.
Minister of Health Fahrettin Koca made a statement after the Coronavirus Science Board Meeting, in which members of the Science Committee attended by video conference.
Expressing that those who do not go out on the streets are the invisible heroes of this struggle, Minister Koca said that empty streets, empty squares are the areas where this war, which is given again every day, is won.
Koca, who also shared some concrete consequences of home isolation, stated that there was a significant decrease in the number of positive cases at an advanced age as a result of the curfew of 65 years old and young people.
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