Turkey announces full lockdown starting Thursday

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26 April 2021

Turkey will enforce a full lockdown from April 29 until May 17 to stem the spread of coronavirus, the country's president announced on Monday, APA reports citing Anadolu.

Speaking to reporters following a three-hour Cabinet meeting in the capital Ankara, Recep Tayyip Erdogan said all workplaces will suspend their activities during the restrictions, except those excluded by the Interior Ministry.

All intercity travel will be subject to permission, whereas public transport will operate at 50% capacity, he added.

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