ANKARA

Turkey began taking precautions against the novel coronavirus even before the outbreak and is taking new measures with each passing day, Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said late Tuesday.  

Speaking on the Ulke TV channel, Soylu said that since the very first days of the outbreak, Turkey started building border hospitals and set up thermal cameras at all its airports.

Despite the virus, Turkish security forces are working around the clock, and the country’s fight against terrorism continues.

“With the help of our imams, police officers, gendarmerie, teachers and all sorts of civil servants, we visited the homes of 725,000

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