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Turkey’s new virus figures confirm experts’ worst fears
Indian Express | 29/11/2020 04:18 PM | Click to read full article
When Turkey changed the way it reports daily COVID-19 infections, it confirmed what medical groups and opposition parties have long suspected - that the country is faced with an alarming surge of cases that is fast exhausting the Turkish health system.
In an about-face, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's government this week resumed reporting all positive coronavirus tests, pushing the number of daily cases to above 30,000. The country jumped from being one of the least affected countries in Europe to one of the worst-hit.