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Turkey Reports Record 318 COVID-19 Deaths in a Day

Turkey Reports Record 318 COVID-19 Deaths in a Day

Sunday, 18 April, 2021 - 17:30
People walk past a cafe over Galata Bridge, in Istanbul, Turkey, April 13, 2021. (AP)

Turkey has recorded 318 deaths from COVID-19 in the space of a day, its highest daily total so far, data from the Health Ministry showed on Sunday.


Turkey's official cumulative death toll stands at 35,926.


Some 55,802 new cases were recorded.


Turkey currently ranks fourth in the world in the number of daily cases based on a seven-day average, according to a Reuters tally.


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