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Tourists wearing pink colored protective face masks walk across Emimonu Square in Istanbul, Turkey, on Wednesday, March 25, 2020. Image Credit: Bloomberg

Ankara: Turkey’s death toll from the coronavirus increased by 15 to 59 on Wednesday, as the number of confirmed cases rose by 561 to 2,433, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said.

He said on Twitter that 5,035 tests had been conducted in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of tests carried out in Turkey to around 33,000.

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