Turkey reports first death from coronavirus

Turkey reports first death from coronavirus

The Turkish government has reported the first death from COVID-19.
25 people have diagnosed with the virus in the last 24 hours bringing the total number of infected to 98, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said.

The man who died form COVID-19 was 89-year-old.
“The patient that fell victim to coronavirus is found to have contracted the disease from a Chinese employee,” Koca said.

Koca had announced earlier that Turkey would ban flights from nine additional countries starting Tuesday, bringing the total number of restricted countries to 20.

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