The overall patient count now stands at 326,046, with recoveries totaling 286,370, according to the ministry data.
More than 115,600 additional COVID-19 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours, bringing the tally to over 10.93 million.
The death toll from the virus reached 8,498, with 57 more fatalities.
The figures also showed that the number of patients in critical condition now stands at 1,412, while 6.2% of patients have developed pneumonia this week.
"We have to reduce the number of our active cases," Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said on Twitter, adding that the unity of citizens in following health care measures would strongly help all to fight the disease.
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