ANKARA, April 29 — RIA Novosti. Minister of health of Turkey Fahrettin koca said that his country has passed the peak of the epidemic of the coronavirus.
As reported by koca before, the number of cases of the coronavirus in the country has exceeded 114 thousand died about 3 thousand, has recovered more than 38 thousand people. The number of survivors per day was a record, the first time exceeded 5 thousand.
“the Level of fatality from the coronavirus in Turkey is the lowest in Europe. The peak of the pandemic in the country has passed. Subject to the restrictive measures until the end of may, new growth in the number of patients not expected,” said koca reporters.
According to the Minister, about 60% of the infected live in Istanbul, and the great success of the authorities is that managed to contain the spread of coronavirus in the 20-million metropolis. He added that about 6% of the infected in the country are the health workers.
the world health organization on 11 March announced the outbreak of a new coronavirus infection COVID-19 pandemic. According to the latest who data, there have been recorded more than 2.9 million cases of infection, more than 202 thousand people died.