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Number of daily cases jump to nearly 25,000, highest since early May

The number of new COVID-19 cases in Turkey jumped to nearly 25,000, government data showed, the highest level in almost three months, as the health minister urged Turkish nationals to get vaccinated against the virus.

The number of new cases hit 24,832 on Aug. 3, up from 22,898 the day before, according to the Health Ministry's figures.

Vaccination Consultant: Have a Jab before It Is Too Late

The last Covid-free month has elapsed. 393 new cases of infection were registered this morning. There are 20 days before the number of new infections rises considerably. It is highly recommendable that people get vaccinated within these 20 days, advised Prof. Todor Kantardzhiev, consultant on vaccination process with Sofia city council.

GCS: 137 new cases of infection with SARS-CoV-2; almost 12,500 tests performed in past 24hrs

A number of 137 new cases of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 have been registered in the past 24 hours,with almost 12,500 tests performed, the Strategic Communication Group reported on Monday. These are cases that have not previously had a positive test.

More than 42 pct of adult population vaccinated in Turkey

More than 26 million people have been fully vaccinated in Turkey, corresponding to more than 42 percent of the population aged 18 and above, with the total doses of jabs administered nearing 72 million since a mass vaccination campaign that was launched in January, according to official figures.