Short News Update – Extension of Flights Suspensions and Opening of Outpatient clinics and Private Hospitals

A short news summary:

Extension of the flight suspension until Sunday, May 17, 2020

The Ministry of Transport, Communications and Works announces that the Council of Ministers, at its meeting yesterday, April 23, 2020, decided to extend the suspension of flights which was  issued in the amending Decree by the Minister of Transport, Communications and Works on April 18, 2020. on Thursday, April 30, until Sunday, May 17, 2020.

The outpatient clinics of public and private hospitals are reopening

The outpatient clinics of public and private hospitals are reopening on Monday, 27 April 2020, according to a decree issued by the Minister of Health, which has been published in the Official Gazette of the Republic.

A provision according to which visits to private and public hospitals for non-urgent cases were banned has been removed from the decree. Consequently, clinics/departments will be allowed to arrange appointments for cases that are not urgent.

It is also clarified that, according to the decree, planned surgeries are cancelled for patients whose health condition allows it and their lives are not in danger.

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