According to the Ministry of Health on Sunday, Turkey registered 6,017 more coronavirus patients in the last 24 hours.
New cases increased the total count to 446,822.
Over the past 24hrs, 3812 patients also recovered, the number of which was 374.637, while the number of deaths increased by 139 and amounted to 12358.
More than 155,000 COVID-19 tests were conducted nationwide, totaling more than 17 million.
The number of critically ill patients is now 4,217.
In his Twitter account, Health Minister Farettin Kocha said that “we must strictly follow the rules” so that the new restrictions can yield positive results.
Starting this week, Turkey has imposed a partial curfew from 20:00 to 10:00 local time.
According to John Hopkins University, the pandemic has claimed more than 1.38 million lives in 191 countries and regions since last December.
While the United States, India and Brazil remain the worst-hit countries, Europe has been caught in a devastating second wave of infections.