Turkey lifted quarantine measures on six areas in five provinces, with 156 others remain in isolation, the country’s Interior Ministry announced on Wednesday.

As of 4 p.m. (1300GMT) on Wednesday, two district centers, six towns, 92 villages, 47 neighborhoods, and nine hamlets across 45 provinces were still under quarantine, the ministry said in a statement.

“Quarantine measures have been terminated in six sites in five provinces,” said the statement, adding that the ongoing isolation precautions were part of efforts to stem the spread of COVID-19.

The coronavirus has infected 34,109 people in Turkey so far, causing 725 deaths, while

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