Eastern Turkey bans smoking in public places to prevent COVID-19 transmission

In an attempt to contain the spread of COVID-19, smoking in public places is now banned in eastern Turkey. The ban covers all public places including streets, parks and squares. Individuals caught violating the ban will face a fine.

Source: https://www.aa.com.tr/en/latest-on-coronavirus-outbreak/smoking-in-public-places-banned-in-eastern-turkey/2032932#