Digital Desk, Ankara. Turkey reported 19,095 new Covid cases on Wednesday, raising the number of infections to 9,228,835, according to the health ministry.
The death toll from the virus in Turkey rose by 179 to 80,957, while 22,816 more people recovered in the past 24 hours, the ministry said. According to the report of Xinhua news agency, a total of 352,438 tests were conducted in the last one day.
Turkey began mass COVID vaccination on January 14 after authorities approved the emergency use of the Chinese Sinovac vaccine.
More than 56.73 million people have received their first dose of the vaccine, while more than 51.28 million people have received their second dose. Turkey has so far given over 126.56 million doses, including the third booster jabs.