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What happened in the last 24 hours in Turkey’s fight against coronavirus


In the last 24 hours, 279 thousand 63 Covid-19 tests were carried out in Turkey, 19 thousand 391 people tested positive, 269 people died.

The Daily Coronavirus Table by the Ministry of Health was shared from the address “covid19.saglik.gov.tr”.

Accordingly, 279 thousand 63 Covid-19 tests were carried out in Turkey in the last 24 hours, 19 thousand 391 people tested positive, 269 people lost their lives, and the number of those who recovered was 24 thousand 289.

Among the population over the age of 18, the rate of those who received the first dose of vaccine was 79.83 percent, and the rate of those who received the second dose was 61.69 percent.

The total number of vaccines made in Turkey so far has increased to 97 million 113 thousand 297. Within the scope of the fight against Covid-19, a total of 352 thousand 297 doses of vaccine were administered in the last 24 hours, and 4 million 109 thousand 559 doses of vaccine were administered in the last week.

The 10 provinces with the highest rate of those who received at least one dose of vaccine were announced as Muğla, Edirne, Çanakkale, Tekirdağ, Kırklareli, Amasya, Aydın, Balıkesir, Kilis and Yalova, respectively.

The provinces with the lowest rate of vaccination were listed as Şanlıurfa, Gümüşhane, Diyarbakır, Mardin, Muş, Bingöl, Batman, Bitlis, Bayburt and Siirt.

Sharing the daily table from his social media account, Minister of Health Fahrettin Koca pointed out that the number of new cases is 19 thousand 391 and the loss of life is 269, “Schools will open tomorrow. Our seven-year-old children will be masked in their classrooms. We all have a great responsibility. The final solution is vaccination. Let’s get our vaccinations immediately.” Let’s be as sensitive as our children in the measures.” made its assessment.

Number of Covid-19 cases seen in every 100 thousand people by province

Minister Koca announced the number of Covid-19 cases seen in every 100 thousand people according to the provinces on August 21-27.

According to the data in the Turkey map shared by Koca on Twitter, the number of Covid-19 cases per 100 thousand people on 21-27 August was 148.33 in Istanbul, 194.96 in Ankara and 43.30 in Izmir. .

Stating that the 10 provinces with the highest increase in case density compared to the previous week are Rize, Bayburt, Nevşehir, Kayseri, Kilis, Trabzon, Aksaray, Gaziantep, Bolu and Tokat, Koca said, “If you are in one of these provinces, you should be even more careful these days.” He emphasized that the final solution is vaccination and compliance with the rules.

The provinces with at least Covid-19 cases per 100 thousand people were Aydın, Muğla, Antalya, İzmir and Kırklareli.

Koca announced on his social media account that Sakarya is among the low-risk provinces in the Covid-19 risk map, and shared the information that “Sakarya increased the number of blue provinces to 60”.

Face-to-face education in schools will begin tomorrow

Before the face-to-face training, which will be held 5 days a week starting from tomorrow, in schools where all preparations have been completed by taking Covid-19 measures across Turkey, the Ministry of National Education (MEB) has established a Covid-19 Outbreak Management Support Center to monitor the ways to be followed in case of possible contact or case with the measures in schools.

Teachers and administrators will be able to call 444 0 632 of the Ministry of National Education Communication Center whenever they need support.

Prepared in cooperation with the Ministry of National Education and the Ministry of Health, the “Guide to Practices to be Done in Case of Covid-19 Positive Cases in Schools” was sent to the provinces.

What happened in the provinces

Some measures taken by the Turkish Football Federation within the scope of Covid-19 measures were implemented in stadiums. Before the Edirnespor-Municipal Derincespor match, the fans who did not have a vaccination card could not enter the stadium.

Ferizli Municipality in Sakarya will take 20 young people between the ages of 18-25, who will be selected by lot from those who have had the Covid-19 vaccine until September 10, on a trip to Istanbul.

Baki Temtek, who operates a tea shop in Gaziantep’s İslahiye district, offers Turkish coffee to its customers who have two doses of Covid-19 vaccine in order to encourage citizens to be vaccinated.

Kahramanmaraş Governor Ömer Faruk Coşkun reminded that the color of the city, whose first dose vaccination rate exceeded 75 percent, turned blue on the Covid-19 risk map, and called for vaccinations to citizens who do not have the vaccine.

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