Due to the increase in coronavirus cases, curfew will continue in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC).
As the fight against a new strain of coronavirus (Covid-19) continues around the world, TRNC continues to take steps to control the epidemic. The Council of Ministers announced that the curfew will continue due to the increase in the number of Covid-19 incidents in the country in recent days. Following today’s Cabinet meeting, TRNC Prime Minister Ersan Sener announced the decisions to be implemented this week. Saner also said that detailed information on home quarantine and e-wristband will be provided next Monday. Wishing the month of Ramadan to bring blessings and blessings to the country, Saner said that worship will continue in 1/3 of mosques and entrances and exits to mosques will be recorded.
According to the decisions of the Cabinet of Ministers today, curfew will be imposed on Mondays and Saturdays from 22:00 to 05:00, except for basic needs. As the night ban continues on April 12-19, there will be a full closure on Sundays. All businesses and activities will be closed on Sundays, except for pharmacies, bakeries, gas stations and agricultural, livestock and related industrial enterprises. Distance education will continue in secondary schools. The “Class Transition Rules” for secondary schools have been approved by the Cabinet of Ministers. Thus, the distance learning process was included in measurement and evaluation.
Closed-loop tourism will begin with the introduction of electronic wristbands.
The electronic wristband application will be presented to the public next Monday. Criteria for home quarantine with the application of electronic wristband will be determined by the Ministry of Health, and home quarantine can be applied to those deemed appropriate by the Ministry. The introduction of electronic wristbands is expected to both simplify life and significantly save state quarantine costs. Closed-loop tourism will also begin with the introduction of electronic wristbands.
TRNC service sector employees will take an exam every 7 days
Barbershops, hairdressers and beauty salons in TRNC will be open from 07.00 to 20.00 and employees will be tested every 7 days. As restaurants and cafes continue to serve 1 in 3 indoors, antigen tests will need to be updated every 7 days from April 13.
69 new events in the last 245 hours
During the last 24 hours, 8,323 tests were conducted in the TRNC, and 69 new cases were detected. In the country where one person was killed in the last 24 hours, the total loss of life from Covid-19 was 27. There are 1248 people in the country who continue to be followed and treated in pandemic hospitals and quarantine hotels.