COVID-19 pandemic lockdowns
Some 25,000 people in Turkey violated weeknight curfews and a full lockdown on the weekend between Jan. 11 and Jan. 18, the country's Interior Ministry has announced.
As part of the government's measures to slow the spread of COVID-19, Turkey has been implementing the curfews and lockdowns since early December 2020.
Greek authorities extended a stricter lockdown imposed on the small town of Sperchiada in the region of Fthiotida, central Greece, until January 18, Civil Protection announced on Wednesday evening.
The measures are initially introduced on January 5 after health authorities detected a higher number of coronavirus cases.
More than 39,000 people have violated the weeknight curfews and full weekend lockdown in Turkey between Dec. 7 and Dec. 14, the country's Interior Ministry has said.
The government introduced the weeknight curfews from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. and full weekend lockdowns starting from Friday 9 p.m. until Monday 5 a.m. to check the spread of COVID-19.
The lockdown will be extended until December 14th