Turkey's coronavirus death toll up by 12 to 21, confirmed cases up 277 to 947

ANKARA, March 21 (Reuters) - Turkey's coronavirus death toll rose by 12 on Saturday to 21 while the number of confirmed cases rose 277 to 947, the health minister said.

A total of 2,953 tests were conducted in the previous 24 hours, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said. (Reporting by Ece Toksabay; Editing by Kevin Liffey)