Health Alert – Mission Turkey – March 30

March 30, 2020

Location: Turkey
Event: Message to U.S. citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions

  • As of March 29, the Turkish Ministry of Health has confirmed 9,217 cases of COVID-19, 131 related deaths in Turkey, and 568 patients in intensive care.
  • As of March 29, all passengers on domestic flights in Turkey are required to submit a travel permit obtained from the Travel Permit Council. Please consult the Turkish Airlines website for current requirements and available domestic routes.
  • Local authorities may put in place additional COVID-19 restrictions. According to the Turkish Ministry of Interior, over a dozen towns and villages have been placed under quarantine.

Actions to Take: 


Turkey’s Country Page
Turkey’s Travel Advisory

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