The Turkish authorities will provide assistance to tourists in quarant
The Turkish authorities will provide assistance to tourists in quarantine.
ANKARA, September 7 - RIA Novosti, Alena Palazhchenko. The authorities of the Turkish province of Antalya have agreed with hotels on all kinds of assistance to quarantined tourists, Governor of the province Ersin Yazici said in an interview with RIA Novosti.
As the head of the Ministry of Health Fahrettin Koca said earlier, the coronavirus pandemic in the country has reached its second peak. The highest rates of new cases of the disease per day and deaths from it since May and June were recorded repeatedly over the past days.
"In our province, patients over 65 years old with a positive PCR test for coronavirus undergo inpatient treatment if they have concomitant diseases and changes in computed tomography of the lungs. Patients under the age of 65 without symptoms will live in a quarantine room of a booked hotel. We agreed. with representatives of our tourism sector about all kinds of assistance to our guests who are in quarantine, "said the agency's source.
According to him, travelers who were on the plane in neighboring places with a passenger with an identified infection will also be isolated in hotels.
"Information from questionnaires filled in during the flight, which indicates the name of each passenger, passport number, hotel where he intends to stay in Turkey, and a seat on the plane, is sent to the provincial health department. People sitting on two front, two side, two back and cross sides of a patient with a positive coronavirus test, and the flight attendants serving that person will be notified and quarantined, ”Yazici said.
At the same time, continuous testing will not be carried out for everyone who has contact with the patient, but only for those who have symptoms. Each hotel with a safe tourism certification will continue to serve isolated guests in isolation rooms, the source said.
"Contact persons will be isolated at the hotel for 14 days. Even if a tourist who has been in contact with a patient with coronavirus infection presented a negative test result in Russia, he will remain in isolation for two weeks," the governor added.
On March 11, the World Health Organization declared the outbreak of the new coronavirus infection COVID-19 a pandemic.