Reuters Umit Bektas
The Turkish Ministry of Health announced that during the past 24 hours, it had recorded 239 new deaths from the Corona virus, bringing the total deaths to 20,881 cases.
The Ministry indicated that 14,380 new cases of the virus were recorded during the same period, bringing the total cases since the beginning of the epidemic to 2208,652.
And Ankara imposed a complete lockdown at the weekend and a curfew on weekdays to curb the spread of infection.
The curfew will be imposed from 9 pm on December 31 until 5 am on January 4 as part of the preventive measures.