British virus reaches Turkey

British virus reaches Turkey

According to Daily Sabah, Turkey on Friday suspended all entries from the U.K. after reporting 15 cases of the new COVID-19 variant among arrivals from the country.

"While investigating the mutation from the U.K., the new COVID-19 variant was detected in 15 people, who entered our country from the U.K. Entries from the U.K. have now been temporarily suspended," Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said on his Twitter account.

He said they were in quarantine, along with people they had been in contact with. He said the strain was not identified in passengers from elsewhere, Daily Sabah informs.