He wrote about this on his Twitter.

“In recent weeks, almost half of the daily number of cases has been detected in Istanbul.

Istanbul is a city where disease can easily spread due to its conditions and measures must be taken with great seriousness.

Let's follow the rules for wearing a mask, distancing and vaccination," he said.

According to the data given by the minister, 72,856 people were diagnosed with coronavirus in Turkey during the day, and 184 patients became its victims.

Earlier, Koca said that the strain of coronavirus “omicron” has become dominant in the country.