Safe haven Turkey

The World Health Organization (WHO) announced on 12 March 2020 that the coronavirus can be described as a pandemic. The Turkish government took the necessary precautions and precautions on the coronavirus (Kovid-19), which emerged in Wuhan, China and spread to the Middle East, Europe and African countries in a short time, and its spread within the country was prevented.

Turkey, after the occurrence of the first case of coronavirus, using thermal cameras at border points and taken measures such as closing border crossings. Measures were taken to control the export of medical supplies, especially the mask.

At the meeting of the Scientific Board formed by the Ministry of Health to determine the measures against the coronavirus, the measures to be taken in tourism and commercial areas were discussed.

Public measures have been taken in Turkey aimed at preventing further spread of the virus.

Minister of Health Fahrettin Koca announced that hospitals are restricted and visitors will not be accepted in hospitals during working hours.

Interviews were made with the Ministry of Family and Labor, allowing the elderly in the risk group to take their medication directly without applying to the hospital when the report expires.

A special hotline for coronavirus infection was established on the Alo 184 line for citizens who experience any disease findings to apply regarding the measures to be taken before applying to hospitals.

In March and April, events such as national and international scientific open or closed meetings and conferences were temporarily postponed.

Zehra Zümrüt Selçuk, Minister of Family, Labor and Social Services, announced that pregnant women working in public institutions and organizations, those who use legal milk leave, people with disabilities and non-administrators will be considered as 12 days of administrative leave from the 16th of March.

Primary, middle and high schools were on holiday for 1 week starting on March 16, and distance education will begin on March 23. Universities will be a 3-week holiday starting on March 16. Sports competitions will be without audience for 3 weeks.

The measures include a number of measures that limit entry and exit abroad.

A circular was issued containing the public officials canceling their visits abroad unless compulsory.

Flights with Germany, France, Spain, Norway, Denmark, Belgium, Austria, Sweden, and the Netherlands announced that they will be stopped from 14th March morning until 17th April just announced that it is allowed to become empty aircraft to receive citizens of these countries, Turkey.

The Minister of Health stressed that he found it wrong that he insisted on returning abroad, but those returning from abroad should isolate themselves for 14 days.

About this global pandemic, Turkey is one of the safe haven.