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Turkey's COVID-19 cases climb to 12,381, highest since mid-May

Turkey's new coronavirus cases jumped to 12,381 on Saturday, the highest level since mid-May and nearly triple the low that was hit in early July, according to health ministry data, which also showed 58 people died due to COVID-19.

Turkey's COVID-19 cases climb to 12,381, highest since mid-May

FILE PHOTO: Tourists enjoy a sunny day during a two-day curfew amid the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Istanbul, Turkey, January 31, 2021. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

ISTANBUL: Turkey's new coronavirus cases jumped to 12,381 on Saturday (Jul 24), the highest level since mid-May and nearly triple the low that was hit in early July, according to health ministry data, which also showed 58 people died due to COVID-19.

Infections remain well down from a wave in April-May when new COVID-19 cases peaked above 60,000. They fell to 4,418 on Jul 4 in the wake of a stringent lockdown that ended in mid-May. Most of the last restrictions were lifted this month.

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Source: Reuters

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