Turkey bans visiting care homes on Mother’s Day, Eid
The Labor, Social Services and Family of Turkey declared on Friday that during Eid, visitors would not be permitted in retirement and nursing homes around the country and on Mother’s Day also.
According to the announcement, on Mother’s Day and Eid the ministry said visitors would not be permitted in nursing homes, disability care facilities, and rehabilitation centers.
The decision was taken to monitor coronavirus spread as the novel coronavirus continues to affect thousands of people especially aged across the world.
The ministry also told certain organizations not to send gifts and flowers.
It should be noted that Mother’s Day will be observed in the country from May 24-26 this Sunday, and the Eid ul Fitr holiday.
Earlier, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatened military intervention in northern Syria once again.
Speaking at a cabinet meeting on Monday, President Erdogan said that attacks against the region reserved for Syria’s safe zone are continuing. He said, “We can’t be more tolerant. These attacks are a clear violation of agreements,” he said.
Erdogan has said that his government will continue to support Libya’s national federal government. We will soon hear good news from the Government of Libya. The meeting also addressed Turkey’s current pandemic situation and looked into the matter to relax restrictions on lockdowns.
Travel restrictions will be slowly eased in seven low risk cities in Turkey, namely Antalya, Aydin, Erzurum, Hatay, Malatya, Mersin, and Mugla. He said travel ban will also be safe from next week for the elderly and children.