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Turkey’s COVID-19 Fatalities Continued to Rise Sunday

November 29, 2020

ISTANBUL— Turkey’s COVID-19 fatalities continued to rise Sunday, hitting another record with 185 new deaths.

The death toll has reached 13,558, according to health ministry statistics. The number of critically ill patients has climbed over 5,000.

The ministry said 29,281 people had tested positive in the past 24 hours. The Turkish government resumed reporting all positive cases this week after only reporting symptomatic patients for four months.

Nighttime curfews over the weekend are in effect for a second week across the country but media reports show packed public spaces during the day.

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