Turkey administers over 111.6M COVID-19 vaccine jabs

Turkey has administered over 111..68 million doses of coronavirus vaccines since the country launched an immunization drive in January, according to official figures released Thursday.

More than 54.35 million people have been given a first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, while around 45.81 million are fully vaccinated, the Health Ministry said.

Turkey has also given third booster shots to more than 10.66 million people.

Separately, the ministry also recorded 30,019 new coronavirus cases, 217 related deaths and 32,240 recoveries over the last 24 hours.

As many as 362,152 virus tests were conducted in the past day.

"Let's understand and cooperate with each other," Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said on Twitter, referring to the daily fatalities and calling on people to be careful against the virus.

Source: Anadolu Agency