FAST FIVE: Turkey's COVID-19 Situation Is "Out Of Control", Health Experts Warn

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The Turkish health minister confirmed on Tuesday seven more deaths due to the coronavirus and announced 343 new cases, raising the total number of cases in the country to 1,872.

They know this situation will have very severe political and economic consequences.” The Health Ministry has tested more than 24,000 people, but this number may quickly rise after the arrival of 50,000 quick diagnostic kits from China on Monday.

“The cities and towns where cases were confirmed should be announced publicly as well as death and infected people's gender and age range,” TBB said.

The government has introduced a a 100 billion lira ($15.4 billion) aid package to help Turkey's economy cope with the global coronavirus outbreak, but some economists and opposition politicians have criticised it as being insufficient.

If it does not support these people financially, we cannot talk about stopping this pandemic.” Tyler Durden Thu, 03/26/2020 – 02:00.

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