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Turkey may introduce new limitations due to the coronavirus

The new restrictive measures can enter in Turkey in connection with the increase in the number of cases of coronavirus in the Central and Eastern parts of the country, said the head of Ministry of health of the Republic of Fahrettin koca.

Koca as said before, the number of identified cases of coronavirus in Turkey increased during the day, 963, died 15 patients. The total number of infected reached 228 thousand, dead – 5645. From the beginning of June, the country has removed most of the restrictions imposed by the pandemic.

"The peak of the pandemic in Istanbul and Izmir passed, but the wave is still ongoing. In Central Turkey and in the Eastern provinces of the peak has not been reached, the number of cases of coronavirus is gradually increasing. If necessary, can be taken drastic measures," said koca reporters.

He added that during the holiday of Eid al-Adha, which in Turkey will be celebrated from 31 July to 3 August, on the agenda of the new restrictions. The Minister urged citizens everywhere to use a mask and abide by social distance.

World health organization March 11 announced the outbreak of a new coronavirus infection COVID-19 pandemic. According to the latest who data, the world revealed is already over 16.3 million cases of infection, over 650 thousand people died.

Relevant data on the situation of COVID-19 in Russia and the world presented on the portal stopmanager.of the Russian Federation.