The public, particularly business owners in Turkey, will keep a close eye on the March 15 cabinet meeting to hear the government's assessment of the pandemic situation after Turkey has moved to a "controlled normalization" phase.
Erdoğan, who will chair the cabinet meeting, last week said that the virus variants are making it difficult "for us" to take decisions.
Rasim Öztekin, a beloved Turkish television, theater and movie actor, passed away on March 8 at the age of 62.
Öztekin died at an Istanbul hospital following a heart attack on March 7, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca announced on Twitter.
"He was a family member in every home with a television," Koca said.
Turkey on Jan. 8 reported a significant drop in the countrywide number of novel coronavirus cases over last two weeks.
Health Minister Fahrettin Koca announced on Twitter that there had been a 40% drop in the caseload of both Istanbul and the Aegean province Izmir, as well as a reduction of roughly 60% both in the capital Ankara and northwestern Bursa province.
Turkey's national flag carrier Turkish Airlines announced on Jan. 2 that flights from the U.K. to Turkey were suspended under travel restrictions due to the pandemic.
Meanwhile, the flights from Turkey to the U.K., and from the U.K. to other countries, including the transit flights, continue as planned, it noted.