Fatih – Istanbul – Turkey

Turks evacuated amid coronavirus to be quarantined for two weeks

Turkish citizens returning from the coronavirus-hit Wuhan city of China will be placed in quarantine for a total of 14 days, according to the country’s health minister.

Speaking at a news conference after a scientific committee meeting on the mystery virus, Fahrettin Koca said Turkish citizens who are set to travel from Wuhan will be quarantined for 14 days for precautionary measures.

The Turkish cargo plane will carry 34 Turkish, seven Azerbaijani, seven Georgian and one Albanian citizen from Wuhan, Koca conveyed.

The plane is expected to take off from Ankara to Wuhan in a few hours, he added.

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