Some 30,000 returnees from abroad in quarantine
A total of 29,284 citizens are in quarantine at dormitories across 76 provinces, said Youth and Sports Minister Mehmet Kasapoğlu.
Kasapoğlu also said that 34,452 citizens were released from quarantine after completing the mandatory 14-day period.
Upon the instruction of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and in coordination with the Foreign Ministry, Turkey repatriated nearly 25,000 citizens from 59 countries ahead of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan.
The Turkish government has brought back around 60,000 nationals from various countries since the start of the pandemic.