ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday the government needed to ramp up measures to curb a rise in coronavirus cases, which have increased in recent weeks back to early-May levels.
Turkey has recorded more than 7,000 deaths from the COVID-19 disease, which was first diagnosed in the country in March. Ankara in recent weeks banned weddings and other events, and limiting the number of passengers allowed on public transport.
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Reporting by Tuvan Gumrukcu; Writing by Jonathan Spicer; Editing by Daren Butler
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