The number of novel coronavirus cases is expected to drop in May in Turkey, a medical doctor told Anadolu Agency.

”I expect that COVID-19 will reach its peak by the end of April, and will start recession in May. The question is with how many patients we will reach the peak point,” said Dr. Mesut Yilmaz, an expert at Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology department of Medipol University Hospital in Turkey’s largest metropolitan city of Istanbul.

Yilmaz said the recession period of the pandemic in the country will be similar to the pre-peaking period in terms of the number

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