ANKARA

Dutch Ambassador in Ankara on Monday gave flowers to health staff in Ankara Sehir Hospital, in celebration of King’s Day, the birthday of King of Holland Willem Alexander.

Netherlands’ Ambassador to Turkey Marjanne de Kwaasteniet visited the Neurology-Orthopedics branch of Ankara Sehir Hospital.

She thanked all health staff for their hard work and said they are doing everything they can.

Kwaasteniet said they usually celebrate King’s Day with big events, however, they are doing a different event this year due to COVID-19.

The ambassador gave the flowers to the hospital’s chief official, Ayse Gulkan, outside the hospital.

All health staff and Kwaasteniet observed social distancing during the event.

As of Sunday, the coronavirus death toll in Turkey reached 2,805, and cases surged to 110,130.

A total of 29,140 patients have recovered and been discharged from hospitals in Turkey.

* Writing by Firdevs Bulut 

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