ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey has reported 54,740 daily COVID-19 cases as the daily number of single-day infections hit a new grim record.
On Wednesday, the country also reported 276 more deaths in the past 24 hours, the highest level so far.
The overall death toll since the start of pandemic now stands at 32,943, while the total number of infections has reached 3.6 million.
COVID-19 cases have surged to alarming levels since the government eased restrictions at the beginning of March.
The government announced renewed weekend lockdowns and the closure of cafes and restaurants during the Islamic…