August 5, 2020

Fears grow in Turkey as daily virus cases top 1,000

Ankara (AFP) – Turkey has expressed concern over the rising number of coronavirus cases as the daily infection toll exceeded 1,000 for the second day in a row on Wednesday.Ankara has eased most of the restrictions that were in place since the first case was recorded in March, rising to a peak of more than 5,000 daily infections in April.But after nearly a month of daily cases numbering around 900, Turkish Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said 1,178 infections were recorded in the past 24 hours.Koca urged citizens on Wednesday to take precautions to avoid further increases.”We’re CONCERNED about …


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