ANKARA

While people are staying at homes all around the world as their governments request amid coronavirus pandemic, experts say people should be active in order to protect mental health.

There are over 339,000 confirmed cases and more than 14,700 deaths worldwide from the virus.

The World Health Organization, which has labeled the outbreak a pandemic, declared Europe the new epicenter on March 13.

The situation in Europe is worsening every day, especially in Italy, which now has more deaths than China, where the virus was first detected in December.

Many countries have declared states of emergency or curfews and

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