Pandemic and Politics

Turkey’s Moment of Truth: Over 62,000 Covid Cases In a Single Day

After months of incompetent handling of the coronavirus pandemic, Turkey’s government faces a brutal reckoning: 62,797 cases in a single day.

Passengers try to keep social distancing at a subway in Turkey. (Photo Credit: EPA)
The president’s supporters simply dodged mask-wearing at a crowded congress held in March.
Newroz celebration in Diyarbakir on March 21 during the pandemic.

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