Mask circular to governorates by the Ministry of Interior; With the decrease in the number of covid-19 cases, the use of masks in public transportation vehicles will be terminated, while the use of masks in health institutions will continue.
In the circular sent to the governorships by our Ministry, it was reminded that from the moment the covid 19 epidemic began to be seen in Turkey, the measures decided in the cabinet in the light of the recommendations of the Coronavirus Scientific Committee of the Ministry of Health and the inspections for these measures were announced to the public through circulars.
In the circular, it was stated that with the recent decrease of covid -19 cases below 1000, the epidemic ceased to be a threat to public health, and it was passed to the stage of individual protection from the epidemic.
With the decrease in the number of cases, with the circular sent to the governorates in line with the request of the Ministry of Health, the practice regarding the obligation to wear masks in public transport will be terminated, while the practice of using masks in health institutions will continue.
The course of the epidemic will be carefully followed by the governorships and district governorships, and the measures that may be needed at the local level will be evaluated by the Provincial/District Public Health Boards and necessary decisions will be taken.