Turkey Eases COVID-19 Restrictions as Pandemic Stabilizes

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Laila Afifa

2 July 2021 08:26 WIB

TEMPO.COAnkara - Turkey on Thursday, July 1, cancelled most of its COVID-19 restrictions on businesses and events, and lifted nighttime and Sunday curfews after daily infection numbers remain steadily around 5,000 cases.

The intercity travel restrictions and limits on guests at restaurants and wedding parties are also lifted, said the interior ministry in a statement said.

It added that concerts and festivals are also allowed on the condition that the music must end by midnight.

But wearing masks is still mandatory in the country, it stressed.

Turkey on Thursday confirmed 5,288 new COVID-19 cases, including 462 symptomatic patients, raising the total number of cases in the country to 5,430,940.

The death toll from the virus in the country rose by 42 to 49,774, while the total recoveries climbed to 5,300,504 after 6,219 more people recovered in the last 24 hours.

A total of 225,537 tests were conducted over the past day, with the overall number of tests in Turkey reaching 61,012,512.

The mediterranean country started mass its COVID-19 vaccination on Jan. 14 after the authorities approved the emergency use of the Chinese Sinovac vaccine. More than 35,125,000 people have been vaccinated so far.

Read: Turkey Starts Strictest-ever Lockdown to Curb Rising Covid-19 Cases

Xinhua



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