President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced that two new hospitals capable of containing 1,000 beds will be built in Istanbul. One will be built in Ataturk airport and the other will be at Sancaktepe.
The president also stated that the sale of face masks is now banned and would be given free at supermarkets or distributed to people’s homes by the PTT. It has to be said that he did not go into detail regarding the regulations on the sale of masks. The President said that our “governorates have already begun sending free masks through PTT,” and that “we have enough stocks and production plans for our entire population until the pandemic is over.”