Fahrettin Koca

1,610 new cases confirmed in Turkey, death toll hits 168

Turkey's death toll from the novel coronavirus rose to 168 on March 30, as the number of confirmed cases increased by 1,610, bringing the total number to 10,827, the country's health minister said.
He said on Twitter that 11,535 tests had been conducted in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of tests carried out in Turkey to around 77,000.

1,704 new cases confirmed in Turkey, death toll hits 108

Turkey's death toll from the novel coronavirus rose to 108 on March 28, as the number of confirmed cases increased by 1,704, bringing the total number to 7,402, the country's health minister said.
He said on Twitter that 7,641 tests had been conducted in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of tests carried out in Turkey to around 55,000.

Turkey tightens measures in 30 big cities, bans intercity travels as virus death toll reaches 92

Turkey on March 27 introduced more stringent measures for the COVID-19 pandemic as the death toll rose to 92, while the total number of cases increased to 5,698.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan announced additional measures to curb the coronavirus outbreak, from restrictions to intercity trips to suspension of all international flights.

Turkey announces new measures as virus death toll reaches 75

The Turkish government implemented new measures for marketplaces on March 26 after the country's death toll from the coronavirus rose to 75.

Turkey's death toll from the coronavirus increased by 16 to 75 on March 26, as the number of confirmed cases rose by 1,196 to 3,629, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said.

Coronavirus death toll up by 16 to 75, with 1,196 new cases

Turkey's death toll from the coronavirus increased by 16 to 75 on March 26 as the number of confirmed cases rose by 1,196 to 3,629, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said.

Koca said on Twitter that 7,286 tests had been conducted in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of tests carried out in Turkey to more than 37,000.

Coronavirus death toll up by 15 to 59, with 561 new cases

Schools extend closureTurkey's death toll from the coronavirus increased by 15 to 59 on March 25 as the number of confirmed cases rose by 561 to 2,433, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said.

Koca said on Twitter that 5,035 tests had been conducted in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of tests carried out in Turkey to more than 30,000.

Health minister discusses COVID-19 efforts with Japanese envoy

Turkey and Japan's envoy to Ankara discussed efforts to fight the novel coronavirus outbreak, the country's health minister said on March 24.

Also discussed were works that can be developed "with the common benefit principle of humanity," said Fahrettin Koca about his talk with Akio Miyajima.

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