ANKARA 

Turkey has been determined in its fight against the deadly novel coronavirus since the first case was observed in the country, Communications Director Fahrettin Altun said Tuesday.   

“From the moment the first case was detected in Turkey, we have been putting up a relentless fight against the coronavirus,” Altun said on Twitter. 

Altun also shared a visual depicting the country’s steps toward curbing the virus, officially known as COVID-19: 

March 11: Turkey confirms first coronavirus case. 

March 12: Education suspended across the country. 

March 13: Flights were suspended to countries where COVID-19 cases were observed. 

March 14: Land

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