The head of the Union of Infectious Diseases of Turkey, Mehmet Ceyhan, against the background of an increase in the number of cases of COVID-19 infection in the country, wanted to tighten measures for Russians. His words lead RIA News…
“On the one hand, we must be vaccinated, on the other, the state must apply some restrictions, and the population must strictly observe the mask regime and social distance,” Ceyhan said. According to him, in relation to Russian tourists, it is necessary to take more stringent measures, otherwise the increase in the incidence cannot be stopped.
On July 24, Turkey recorded the maximum increase in those infected with coronavirus since May 12, 12,381 cases of the disease were detected per day.
Earlier, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that the country did not face an increase in the epidemic due to new strains of COVID-19. According to Erdogan, Turkey “has significantly reduced the number of cases, patients and deaths, and has made great strides in vaccination.”