Izmir Metropolitan Mayor Tunç Soyer called on the citizens of Izmir, who are 65 years old and above, to the risk groups determined by the Ministry of Health, “Do not use public transportation unless it is very compulsory”.
Izmir Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Tunç Soyer made an important warning against the corona virus. Emphasizing that public transport is among the most important risk areas, like other public channels, even though it is constantly disinfected, Soyer said, “As our Ministry of Health especially emphasizes, especially the citizens aged 65 and over, pregnant women, mothers on legal milk leave, those with immune problems, cancer those undergoing treatment, those with organ transplants, those with chronic respiratory tract, cardiovascular, obesity, diabetes and other chronic conditions; I request that they do not use public transport until the threat of the virus is completely eliminated, unless it is very compulsory and especially in the morning and evening when the density is high. ”
With the holidays of schools throughout the country, playing sports matches without spectators, canceling cultural arts events and similar organizations, Izmir Metropolitan Municipality decided to postpone all the organizations where many people came together.
Reminding that the Izmir Metropolitan Municipality Environmental Protection and Control Branch teams constantly disinfect public transportation vehicles, stations, stations, schools, parks and places of worship within the framework of new types of corona virus measures that threaten public health, Mayor Soyer said, “There are also individual measures we need to take. In addition to personal cleaning, we need to stay away from crowded and closed areas where contact is intense ”.