Africa is facing an explosion of preventable diseases due to delays in vaccinating children, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on April 28, with measles cases jumping 400 percent.
Twenty African countries reported measles outbreaks in the first quarter of this year, eight more than in the first three months of 2021.
The Health Ministry's Science Board will discuss the latest situation in the COVID-19 pandemic and the virus-related measures, the country's top health official has said.
Speaking at the northwestern province of Bursa, Fahrettin Koca noted that the number of daily infections has declined to 3,200 as of April 17, which marked the lowest level in the past one and a half years.
Since the last update, 35 people have died due to the consequences of the COVID-19 infection.
There are 119 patients on respirators.
In the last 24 hours, 30.998 samples were tested.
There are 2.922 patients in hospital.
Since the outbreak of the pandemic, 13.306 people have died as a result of the infection in Serbia, and the mortality rate is 0.85 percent.