This article documents the timeline of the COVID-19 pandemic in Turkey.
The Ministry of Health set up the Coronavirus Scientific Advisory Board.It consists of 26 members specialized in Chest Diseases, Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology. The number of board members increased later to 31 with the joining of expert academics in Virology, Internal medicine and Intensive care medicine. The board works out guidelines for the treatment by medicals and measures to be followed by the public, and updates them in context of the disease's course in the country.
As of 31 December 2016, Turkish population is 79,814,871 of which 23.7% are between 0-14, 68% are between 15-64 and 8.3% are older than 65 years old. Life expectancy at birth for men is 75.3 and for women is 80.7 years. Maternal mortality ratio has decreased from 23 to 16 per 100,000 live births between the years 2010 to 2015. According to the data from 2015, Under-five mortality and infant mortality rates per 1000 live births are 13.5 and 11.6.
Süleyman Soylu is a Turkish politician. He is a deputy chairman of the Justice and Development Party who currently serves as the Minister of the Interior since 31 August 2016. He previously served as the Minister of Labour and Social Security from November 2015 to August 2016. He is a former leader of the Democrat Party (DP).
Efkan Ala is a Turkish politician and former civil servant who served as the Minister of the Interior from November 2015 to August 2016;. He previously held the same post from 2013 to June 2015 despite not being a member of parliament at the time. He served as Governor of Batman from 2003 to 2004, as Governor of Diyarbakır from 2004 to 2007, and as Undersecretary to the Prime Minister from 2007 to 2013.
Sebahattin Öztürk is a Turkish politician, civil servant and bureaucrat who served as the Minister of the Interior of Turkey between March and August 2015. Previously the Undersecretary to the Interior Ministry since 2014, he took over as Minister from Justice and Development Party politician Efkan Ala three months prior to the June 2015 general election, as required by Article 114 of the Turkish Constitution. He is, formally, of no political affiliation.
Selami Altınok is a Turkish civil servant who served as the Minister of the Interior in the interim election government formed by Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu between 28 August and 17 November 2015. He previously served as the 10th Governor of Aksaray from 2012 to 2014 and was appointed as the General Director of Security in İstanbul on 16 December 2013. He is also a former Kaymakam (sub-governor).
The Fourth Erdoğan Cabinet is the 66th government of the Republic of Turkey, which was declared on 9 July 2018. It is the first cabinet after Turkey's transition into presidential republic. It was also the first cabinet that did not require parliamentary approval to be formed, and thus has a higher number of technocrats than previous Turkish cabinets.
2019 Istanbul earthquake was a 5.8 magnitude earthquake that rocked the south-west of Istanbul on 26 September 2019 at 13:59 local time.
Events of 2020 in Turkey.
The COVID-19 pandemic in Norway, also known as the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic in Norway, is part of the ongoing worldwide pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2. On 26 February 2020, the virus was confirmed to have spread to Norway. The number of cases increased rapidly during the month of March, thereby necessitating a number of safety measures aiming to achieve physical distancing to be introduced on 12 March. The first death attributed to COVID-19 was documented on the same day. Most confirmed cases that were traced to outside Norway were Norwegian tourists returning from Austria and Italy.
The COVID-19 pandemic in Turkey is part of the ongoing pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2.
Fahrettin Koca is a Turkish physician and politician. He is the Minister of Health of the 66th government of Turkey. He is from Konya, Kulu, Tavşancalı village.
The COVID-19 pandemic in Northern Cyprus is part of the ongoing pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2.
The Coronavirus Scientific Advisory Board is a group of medical scientists set up by the Ministry of Health to develop measures in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic in Turkey that are imposed by the government.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, social distancing measures have been implemented nearly worldwide in order to slow the spread of the disease. This article details the history of the social distancing measures, a list of countries implementing them, when they were implemented, and other details about the measures.
Ganime Feriha Öz was a Turkish academic, pathologist and medical doctor.
Başakşehir Çam and Sakura City Hospital, also known as Başakşehir City Hospital, is a large hospital complex in Başakşehir district of Istanbul, Turkey. It was developed jointly by Turkish and Japanese cooperation, symbolized in the name with Çam ve Sakura. The hospital complex opened in May 2020.
Ahmet Civan Canova is a Turkish actor, playwright and director.
Individuals and events related to Turkey in 2021.
The strategy of ordering people over 65 to stay home seems to have worked. The most vulnerable escaped the worst of the pandemic, while those infected, mostly working-age adults, generally recovered.