Turkey reimposes 2-day curfew in 31 provinces amid pandemic
ANKARA- Anadolu Agency
The curfew was ordered in the capital Ankara, Adana, Antalya, Aydın, Balıkesir, Bursa, Denizli, Diyarbakır, Erzurum, Eskişehir, Gaziantep, Hatay, İstanbul, İzmir, Kahramanmaraş, Kayseri, Kocaeli, Konya, Malatya, Manisa, Mardin, Mersin, Muğla, Ordu, Sakarya, Samsun, Şanlıurfa, Tekirdağ, Trabzon, Van and Zonguldak, the ministry said in a statement.
A circular on the issue was sent to the governorships, it added.
Bakeries, hospitals, pharmacies and workplaces producing health products and medical supplies would continue to operate, according to the circular.
For the first time, Turkey imposed a 48-hour curfew in 31 provinces across the country on April 11-12, as part of measures to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus.