According to Baaghi TV reports, the Turkish president announced a lockdown in Turkey once again, following an increase in cases of COVID-19.
In Turkey, after the situation of Corona virus became alarming and the number of patients increased, the government announced a curfew on the weekends. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has announced new sanctions to curb the spread of Corona.
Announcing the sanctions after the cabinet meeting, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said, “We are going through a worrying situation.” Corona cases and deaths have risen alarmingly. The curfew will be in effect from 8pm to 10am.
According to the new restrictions in Turkey, restaurants, shops and shopping and hair salons will be open only from 10 am to 8 pm. In addition, cafes and restaurants will only provide delivery services, while online education in schools will continue until the end of the year.
President Erdogan added that the previous curfew was being extended to citizens over the age of 65, and would now include those aged 20 and under. People in this age group will only be allowed out of the house from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Ordered under the new restrictions, any sporting activity can be held without spectators. If the situation is not brought under control, sanctions could be tightened.
The number of Corona victims in Turkey has risen to more than 421,000 and the death toll to more than 11,000.
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