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Turkey: Government tightens pandemic restrictions as cases soar

    EmergingMarketWatch
    14 April 2021
    • Duration of weekday curfews extended for two weeks, intercity travel banned
    • Coffee and tea houses, sports facilities closed during Ramadan, cafes and restaurants allowed only for deliveries and takeaways
    • In-person education, public sector working hours limited
    • Daily new cases hit all time high of 59,187 on Apr 13
    • Erdogan warns against tougher measures if new measures fail to curb virus spread