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Since Turkey received the first confirmations of Covid-19 infections, the country stepped up measures in order to prevent the further spreading of the virus.
On March 27, President Erdogan announced he would cancel all international flights and will ban the traveling for residents of 30 cities. Included in that list are Istanbul, Ankara, and Izmir.
All parks, beaches, restaurants, and schools have been closed. Additionally, Turkey suspended all sporting events.
A complete lockdown hasn't been imposed yet, but anyone of 65 years or older or people with illnesses needs to stay at home.
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Last validated on March 28, 2020:27 March: Turkey has canceled all international flights and banned traveling for residents of 30 cities, including the big cities Istanbul, capital Ankara, and Izmir.
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