Turkey reports second coronavirus case: Health minister

A medical expert in special gear stands at the entrance of Zekai Tahir Burak Hospital where passengers of a Turkish Airlines flight from Tehran were to be quarantined, in Ankara. (File photo: Reuters)

A second patient has been diagnosed with coronavirus in Turkey, the country’s Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said on Friday after Ankara announced a series of measures to curb the spread of the virus.

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Koca wrote on Twitter that the second patient, whose test results came on Thursday evening, was from the circle of people close the first patient diagnosed on Wednesday.

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