Turkey’s virus deaths rise to levels not seen since May

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey’s daily coronavirus deaths have topped its numbers from early May, with 63 fatalities in the past 24 hours. The death toll now stands at 7,119. The health ministry also confirmed 1,716 new infections Monday, bringing the number of positive COVID-19 cases to nearly 293,000 since March. Turkey eased restrictions like temporary weekend lockdowns at the end of May and reopened businesses and travel routes in June.