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CGTN published this video item, entitled “Turkey sets COVID-19 death toll record for 6th straight day” – below is their description.
For more: https://www.cgtn.com/video Infections caused by #coronavirus are on the rise in Turkey. The death toll hit a record high once again on Saturday. This happened despite recently imposed restrictions, with additional measures expected soon.CGTN YouTube Channel
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Istanbul, which straddles Europe and Asia, is the country’s largest city, while Ankara is the capital. The majority of the population identifies as Turkish, around 20% identify as Kurdish.