Turkey

The first case of COVID-19 in Turkey was discovered on 11 March 2020. The following day, the government announced closure of all schools and universities. In the following days, the government closed many public venues and and banned gatherings for prayer. Through late March and early April, the government imposed various curfews in an attempt to control the spread of the virus. By late April, the number of cases exceeded those in Iran and China, before the rate of growth began to decline.

Key statistics

  • Confirmed cases

    141,475

  • Cases per 100,000 people

    170.13

  • Deaths

    3,894

  • Recovered cases

    98,889

  • Days since first case

    63

  • Days since 100 cases

    55

  • Days since highest daily increase

    32

These statistics were last updated for 15 May 2020 and are drawn from the Coronavirus COVID-19 Daily Cases dataset, published by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at John Hopkins University, via API by Laeyoung.

Government of Turkey COVID-19 policies

Last updated 4 May 2020

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