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Turkey’s Daily Virus Cases Spike With U-Turn on Reporting Data

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Turkey has reported a spike in its daily tally of new coronavirus infections after the government abandoned a controversial policy of excluding asymptomatic cases under pressure from the opposition.

Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said late Wednesday that a total of 28,351 Covid-19 cases had been registered in the past 24 hours.