ANKARA, July 10 (Xinhua) -- Turkey on Saturday confirmed 5,530 new COVID-19 cases, raising its tally of infections to 5,476,294, according to its health ministry.
The death toll from the virus in Turkey rose by 37 to 50,192, while 5,217 more people recovered in the last 24 hours.
A total of 224,184 tests were conducted over the past day, it said.
Turkey started mass COVID-19 vaccination on Jan. 14 after the authorities approved the emergency use of the Chinese Sinovac vaccine.
More than 37.59 million people have received their first doses of the vaccine in Turkey, while over 16.96 million had their second doses. Turkey has so far administered over 57.40 million doses including booster jabs. Enditem