As part of measures against the coronavirus in Turkey, those making inter-city travels will be tested for high fever and coughing, with systems set up at entrances and exits of cities, the Turkish interior minister said on Saturday.

“If a trace of illness is found during these checks, all passengers present in the vehicle will be quarantined,” Suleyman Soylu said.

Soylu noted that the use of public transport in the country down by 90%, thanking the Turkish public for their diligence in this regard.

On Friday, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said inter-city travels are now subject to local authorities’

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