Turkey to close schools, universities for a week over coronavirus

All sports events in Turkey will be played without spectators until the end of April. (File photo: Shutterstock)

Turkish primary and secondary schools will be closed for a week from March 16, while universities will be closed for three weeks due to coronavirus, presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin said on Thursday.

In a news conference following a meeting of ministers at the presidential palace, Kalin also said that all sports events will be played without spectators until the end of April.

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