Turkey sent a plane to Ukraine with a cargo of medical aid to combat the Сovid-19 coronavirus pandemic. This was reported by Anadolu.
It is reported that the assistance was prepared on behalf of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Earlier, Turkey sent medical supplies to the USA, South Africa, Palestine, Italy, Spain, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Great Britain, Somalia, Tunisia and many other countries.
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said that during the pandemic, 128 countries turned to Turkey for help.
As previously reported, the EU Council will provide Ukraine 1.2 billion euros to overcome the effects of coronavirus.
In Turkey, the number of confirmed cases of coronavirus has increased to 86,306 people, which is the highest among all countries outside Europe or the United States. Turkish Minister of Health Fahrettin Koja asid this, Reuters reports.
Over the past 24 hours, the number of cases among Turkish citizens has increased by 3 thousand 977 people. This is more than recorded per day in China, when the Covid-19 epidemic was gaining momentum there.
According to Koja, over the past 24 hours in the country, another 127 people have died from coronavirus. Thus, the death rate from a dangerous infection in Turkey amounted to 2 thousand 17 people. To date, 11 thousand 976 Turks have recovered from coronavirus.
Over the past day, 35 thousand 344 tests for coronavirus have been conducted in the country. In general, from the beginning of the pandemic, Turkish doctors tested 634 thousand citizens.