ANKARA 

No cases of coronavirus have been found so far in Turkey, the country’s health minister said Friday. 

Speaking at a news conference after a meeting of a scientific committee on the virus, Fahrettin Koca said Turkish citizens set to come home from the Chinese city of Wuhan on a Turkish cargo plane have not been diagnosed with the coronavirus.

The plane will take off from the capital Ankara in a few hours, Koca said.

It is due to airlift 34 Turkish citizens, seven Azerbaijanis, seven Georgians, and one Albanian from Wuhan after medical checks.

The Turkish plane will take

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