Erdogan discloses stricter coronavirus measures in Turkey during Ramadan

  13 April 2021    Read: 574
Erdogan discloses stricter coronavirus measures in Turkey during Ramadan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan revealed a series of measures for the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, saying that the country would be switching to partial lockdown in the first two weeks of Ramadan to decrease the coronavirus caseload, AzVision.az reports citing Daily Sabah.

According to the new and stricter measures, a weekday curfew will be imposed between 7 p.m. and 5 a.m. from Monday to Friday, while public sector work hours have been shortened to 4 p.m. Meanwhile, intercity travels have been suspended.

In education, all grades except eight, 12 and kindergarten will switch to remote education and will continue with online classes for the foreseeable future.

Cafes and restaurants have also been hit with the new measures as dining at these facilities has been banned, while take-aways and ordering to home are still allowed.


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