Here we go again: new restrictions in Turkey

Marmaris November 2020
Marmaris November 2020

Because of the rise in new COVID19 cases in Turkey and lack of community understanding, the government has introduced new measures to fight the spread of COVID19.

One of the most recent restrictions is that people over 65 years of age are now allowed to go out from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.

At the moment, the curfew for the elderly apply to Ankara and Istanbul residents only.

An exception has been made for public servants and certain professionals, including doctors, healthcare workers, pharmacists, elected public officials, social workers and others. Business owners, traders, industrialists, farmers, those who are self-employed and the heads of professional associations have been also exempted from restrictions.

Restrictions in Istanbul will begin on Thursday November 12.

Marmaris cafes and restaurants are closed at 10 p.m. as part of measures for the pandemic in Turkey.

Schools in Marmaris and the whole of Turkey have remained open only on certain days and for specific grades. Colleges and Universities in Turkey remain closed.  For the most of education purposes online learning that has been introduced in March is continued.

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Official Sources: Ministry of Health, Coronavirus Report

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