Coronavirus: 23,934 infected, 501 dead in Turkey

501 people have died of Covid-19 in Turkey in less than a month.

Turkish Minister of Health Fahrettin Koca published latest figures of the Coronavirus pandemic in the country on Saturday.

The figures show that the total number of those infected with the virus has risen to 23,934.

19,664 tests have been conducted in Turkey on Saturday, 3,013 being positive. 76 more people have died today, bringing the death toll to 501.

According to the latest figures, 161,380 people have been tested in Turkey so far and 23,934 of these have been confirmed infected. 1,311 are in intensive care and 909 are intubated. 786 of those infected have recovered.