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Turkey promotes quick diagnostic kits for coronavirus

ANKARA Turkey promoted Saturday quick coronavirus testing kits that show results in 15 minutes. The health ministry began using the tests after Health Minister Fahrettin Koca gave instructions to distribute diagnostic...

Erdogan assures Turkey as coronavirus cases grow

ANKARA  Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan assured the nation Saturday about efforts to control the coronavirus pandemic, saying Turkey is doing its duty with its institutions to serve its citizens. “I...

Coronavirus death toll rises to 21 in Turkey

ANKARA Turkey confirmed 12 more deaths from the novel coronavirus late on Saturday, bringing the total to 21. Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said on Twitter that the deaths were of elderly...

Coronavirus: Turkey restrains older citizens from leaving homes

ANKARA Turkish citizens who are older than 65-year-old and suffering from chronic illnesses will be restricted from leaving their homes amid coronavirus measures, the Interior Ministry said on Saturday. “As of...

3 Turks die from coronavirus in Netherlands

Three Turkish nationals with different ailments died in the Netherlands from the coronavirus, Turkey's ambassador at the Hague told Anadolu Agency on Friday. Saban Disli said the deceased were a...

Turkey confirms 2nd death from coronavirus

ANKARA Turkey on Wednesday confirmed its second death from coronavirus. "We have lost a 61-year-old male patient. I wish Allah's mercy upon him," said the country's Health Minister Fahrettin Koca in...

'Turkey will use all means to eliminate coronavirus'

ANKARA  Turkey’s president on Wednesday said the government has mobilized all resources and will leave no stone unturned in efforts to eliminate the coronavirus threat as soon as possible. In his...

Turkey shuts bars, nightclubs over coronavirus concerns

ANKARA   Turkey will temporarily close bars and nightclubs as of Monday as part of measures to curb the coronavirus outbreak. The Interior Ministry on Sunday ordered the closure across all 81...

Turkey: Passengers from Umrah quarantined in dormitories

ANKARA All passengers returning from the Umrah pilgrimage since last night have been placed in separate rooms of dormitories as part of coronavirus quarantine measures, the Turkish health minister announced...

Turkish official reiterates 14-day quarantine rule

ANKARA Turkish pilgrims returning from Umrah should not leave their homes nor accept visitors for 14 days “to protect their health and the health of the people around them,” the...

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COVID-19: Spain’s daily death toll climbs to nearly 400

OVIEDO, Spain Coronavirus continues to devastate Spain, with the official death toll surging by nearly 400 on Sunday, according to new figures. In total, 1,720 people...

Bangladesh: Road crash claims 15 lives

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