20 Thousand Tests Administered In One Day; 3,135 People Diagnosed PositiveYesterday 73 patients lost their lives while 256 patients were discharged recovering.
As of April 5th in Turkey, the total number of tests administered is 181,445, the total number of positive cases is 27,069, the total number of deaths is 574, the total number of intensive care patients is 1,381, the total number of intubated patients is 935, and the total number of recovered patients is 1042.
Minister of Health Fahrettin Koca in his Twitter account stated, "We have exceeded 20 thousand as per the number of tests administered. The total number of our recovered patients has exceeded a thousand. The virus is getting all its power of contact environment. Let's not give the virus this chance. Let's stay at home. I thank the young people who have set an example to everyone with their actions."
Minister Koca executed a video conference about the current situation with the Provincial Health Directors and the hospital chief doctors of Istanbul where most of the COVID-19 cases are seen.
Koca remarked, "We have executed a video conference with the Provincial Health Directors and the chief doctors of public and university hospitals, for Istanbul. We talked about the occupancy and intensive care ratios, the treatment protocols and the necessities.