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Turkey enters into first full lockdown in bid to contain coronavirus pandemic

On Thursday, Turkey entered its first full lockdown, with the authorities ordering the closure of all businesses unless they have an exemption from the Ministry of Interior. Since the outbreak of the global pandemic last February, Turkey had managed to avoid a total lockdown, instead imposing regional measures to contain the deadly disease. The health […]

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TRNC Health Ministry forced into lockdown U-turn following government pressure

Less than 24 hours after announcing a full lockdown, North Cyprus’ Health Ministry has been forced to scale back its planned restrictions following concerns about the economic impact that would have. The Council of Ministers met earlier today to discuss the measures that were due to come into force on Monday. Among those who had […]