Turkey’s health minister on Sunday announced that sample tests on 42 evacuees airlifted from Wuhan, China — the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak — would be released on Monday.
Speaking to press members in the capital Ankara, Fahrettin Koca reiterated that there were no signs of the coronavirus among the evacuees, who arrived in Ankara late Saturday, and that no coronavirus cases had been diagnosed in Turkey.
“Thanks to our experience, strong health organization and dynamic staff, we were among the first countries to take action,” said Koca.
The Turkish Armed Forces’ A400M type cargo plane departed from Wuhan
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