Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan confirmed the first case of Coronavirus in his country early Wednesday. A male citizen tested positive for the novel COVID-19 in the evening, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said at a press conference in the capital, Ankara. Erdogan didn’t shake hands in his last meetings in the US as the infected individual contracted the virus after returning from Europe. “He has been completely isolated,” Koca said stressing that the patient’s general condition is good. All of his family members and those who came into contact with him are under surveillance. Actually, can be hundreds of people infected by the Chinese virus, but media controlled by the Muslim Brotherhood’s party are not free to report that.
“An early diagnosis of the patient was made. If there is a virus infection in the country, it is very limited. One or more cases of the coronavirus should not be considered an epidemic,” the Health Minister noted, affirming that the coronavirus is not stronger than the measures that Erdogan’s Government will take. “A quarantined patient cannot threaten society”. Commented Koca, showing that Erdogan administration is underestimating the risks. “Please do not go abroad unless it is compulsory. We must follow the ministry’s guidelines for safeguarding against the coronavirus,” Erdogan said affirming that “Turkey planned its fight against the coronavirus. Turkey will fight nationally against this global problem”. The global death toll from the coronavirus is now over 4,260, with more than 118,100 confirmed cases, according to Johns Hopkins University. The virus has since spread to six continents and more than 100 countries.
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