Another 257 Turkish citizens were placed under 14-day quarantine on Thursday after they were brought back home from abroad amid the spread of new coronavirus worldwide.

A ro-ro ship carried 25 truck drivers from Ukraine to the Karasu Port in the northwestern Sakarya province. They were transferred to an evacuated dormitory in the province after their first health check.

The evacuees were placed in rooms one by one following the second health screening to be observed 14 days.

Separately, 232 people flew to Turkey from Uzbekistan. The group of businessmen, students and their families later traveled to Sakarya’s

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