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Mask Obligation Removed in Turkey

After the number of cases in Turkey fell below a thousand for 3 consecutive days, the mask requirement in public transportation was lifted. Making a statement on the subject, Health Minister Koca said, “The mask is no longer mandatory except in hospitals. However, after all these experiences, we can take our mask with us for crowded closed areas, especially public transportation vehicles.” expressions used.

In the last 24 hours, 864 people tested positive for coronavirus in Turkey, 2 people died. When the number of cases, which fell below a thousand in two days, fell below a thousand today, the mask requirement in public transportation was removed.

Mask Not Mandatory in Public Transport

Health Minister Fahrettin Koca, “The number of cases remained below a thousand for three days in a row. If we want, we can remove the masks in public transportation. The road without a mask is shorter!” aforementioned.

Mask Mandatory Only in Hospitals

Announcing the removal of the mask requirement in public transportation, Minister Koca used the following statements: “The mask is no longer mandatory except for hospitals. However, after all these experiences, we can take our masks with us for crowded closed areas, especially public transportation. Transportation vehicles.”

Masks Not Mandatory on Airplanes

Making a statement on the subject on his social media account, Turkish Airlines (THY) General Manager Bilal Ekşi said, “Tomorrow, we will smile at you with all our sincerity, not after our masks. He worked hard, followed the rules, persevered… and won. Now is the time to smile.” shared.

Covid Cases Decreased

According to the 29 May coronavirus data of the Ministry of Health; Of the 129,961 tests performed in the last 24 hours, 864 were positive. Two more people died due to the virus. The number of recovered patients was announced as 1107.

According to the daily Covid-19 table published by the Ministry of Health; The total number of vaccines administered as 1, 2 and 3 doses across the country was 147 million 720 thousand 907. When we look at the vaccines made according to the target population, Osmaniye, Ordu and Amasya are in the first three places. The provinces in the worst situation in vaccination are Sanliurfa, Batman and Siirt.

Gül Demirci

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