“We lost a 61-year-old male patient. I wish him mercy from Allah. The tests concluded today show that the measures are very mandatory,” Fahrettin Koca said.
Koca also confirmed 93 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infected to 191 in Turkey.
“Let’s cut the risk together,” he added.
On March 11, Turkey became the last major economy to report a case of the coronavirus.
The Turkish government has been implementing strict measures since the outbreak of the novel coronavirus, from flight bans to schools temporarily closing.
Hurriyet Daily News