A group of Turkish nationals who returned from Iran late last month have all tested negative for coronavirus after completing their quarantine, the Health Ministry announced on Tuesday.

Sixty-five of the passengers who had to undergo an additional quarantine tested negative for the disease and have all been discharged from hospital in the capital Ankara, said a ministry statement.

Last month Turkey closed its border gates with Iran and cancelled all flights to Iran.

The negative tests confirm Turkey’s status as having no cases to date of the deadly virus.

On Feb. 25, upon their arrival, all 132 of

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