Turkey's coronavirus death toll rises to 2,900, new cases 2,131 -health minister


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  • Tuesday, 28 Apr 2020

A man stands in fron of closed Eyup Sultan Mosque during the first day of Ramadan and the second of a four-day curfew, as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, in Istanbul, Turkey April 24, 2020. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey's confirmed cases of COVID-19 increased by 2,131 in the past 24 hours, and 95 more people have died taking the death toll to 2,900, Health Ministry data showed on Monday.

The total number of cases in the country stood at 112,261, the data showed, the highest total for any country outside Western Europe or the United States.

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