Turkey will continue with its weekend curfews to stem the spread of the coronavirus, the country’s president announced on Monday, with the next curfew to be imposed on April 18-19.

“As part of the fight against the epidemic, we decided to continue the curfew on weekends as needed in the coming period,” Recep Tayyip Erdogan said following a three-hour virtual Cabinet meeting.

“Turkey will complete [construction of] a new hospital for COVID-19 patients in Istanbul’s Basaksehir by May 15,” he added.

He also announced the establishment of two new hospitals with total of 350 beds in Istanbul for coronavirus

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