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Turkey begins lifting restrictions

Here is the latest Turkey News. Turkey is to begin lifting it’s strict lockdown rules from the 1st June. According to the Hurriyet Daily News:

President Tayyip Erdoğan said on May 28 Turkey will lift restrictions on intercity travel and allow restaurants, cafes, parks and sports facilities to reopen from June 1 as it eases restrictions imposed to curb the coronavirus outbreak.

Following a cabinet meeting, he said that restrictions would remain place on the movements of those aged over 65 and under 18.

However, children under age 18 can go out on Wednesdays and Fridays between 2 pm to 8 pm.

The Daily Sabah Newspaper continues:

June 1 onward Turkey will lift travel restrictions between provinces, civil servants will return to their normal job routine, Erdoğan said, while people will be permitted to attend open-air concerts. Bars and hookah bars will remain shut.

Restaurants, cafes, beaches, parks, gardens, driving courses, museums, sports facilities, daycare centers and kindergartens will also reopen on the same date, he said.

Erdoğan, however, added that some restrictions on people’s movement will be maintained.

The virus has killed more than 4,300 people in Turkey and infected nearly 160,000.

“Under the new normal order, let us not neglect masks, distancing and hygiene,” Erdoğan said in a televised address.

Turkey News, for the two articles click on these links below: https://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/turkey-to-lift-inter-city-travel-restrictions-and-open-cafes-parks-on-june-1-155149


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