Turkey’s Interior Ministry implemented new measures at marketplaces Friday as part of efforts to curb the novel coronavirus outbreak.
In marketplaces offering staple foods or cleaning materials, the sale of non-essential items will not be allowed, according to a circular.
Fresh vegetables and fruits sold unpackaged in marketplaces must be packaged by the sellers, avoiding customer contact with the items.
The sale of non-essential items such as clothing, toys, ornaments and bags will be temporarily suspended as of March 27 at 17:00 (1400 GMT).
At least three meters distance must be left between stalls to reduce the density in