COVID-19: Turkey Bans Citizens From Leaving Home For 48 Hours

 COVID-19: Turkey Bans Citizens From Leaving Home For 48 Hours

The Turkish government has ordered citizens to stay at home for 48 hours across 31 cities starting midnight Friday the 10th April, 2020.

 According to AFP, the Turkish Interior Ministry in a statement disclosed that the order would last until midnight (2100 GMT) on Sunday.

The order which is to contain the spread of the coronavirus pandemic in the country has immediately triggering panic-buying in some cities.

AFP reports that thousands of people in Istanbul and Ankara flocked to markets and bakeries still open for last-minute shopping as roads in both cities were also full of traffic, with long queues forming outside off-licences, grocery stores and banks.

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