Workers wearing masks to help protect against the spread of coronavirus, stand at the entrance of a food market, in Ankara, Turkey, Friday, Nov. 20, 2020. Turkey’s daily coronavirus deaths hit a record high as a series of restrictions aiming to slow the surge of COVID-19 infections came into effect. The Health Ministry reported 141 deaths on Friday – the highest number of fatalities in one day for Turkey since the start of pandemic.(AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)

ANKARA, November 27. /TASS/. Turkey’s daily COVID-19 death toll continues to rise, the country’s health ministry informed on Friday.

“In the past 24 hours, 171,113 tests have been made, 29,845 cases have been documented, including 6,592 patients with symptoms. 177 people have died. Now, the overall death toll reaches 13,191, and the number of infected persons reaches 481,198,” the ministry informed. Meanwhile, 392,616 people have recovered.

Turkey documented its first case of COVID-19 on March 10.

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