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Turkey reports 12,171 new coronavirus cases, 194 deaths

Disinfection of Fatih Mosque in Istanbul

ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkey reported 12,171 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, health ministry data showed on Wednesday, bringing the country’s total number of cases to 2,296,102.

It reported 194 related fatalities over the same period, raising the total death toll so far to 22,264.

Turkey has imposed curfews each weekday evening and full weekend lockdowns for more than a month in an effort to curb the spread of the virus.

(Reporting by Tuvan Gumrukcu; Editing by Hugh Lawson)

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