Updated Covid-19 Risk Map of Turkey announced…
In the risk map, where the provinces were grouped according to Covid-19 evaluation criteria, Istanbul, Ankara and Izmir were included in the very high risk (red) category, while Şırnak was the only province in the low risk (blue) category.
Koca spoke as follows: " The virus has not lost its power. It's up to us to turn this map blue. We have to fight until the vaccine program ensures the immunity of the community. We've overcome the difficult, let's not lose the easy."
In the Covid-19 Risk Map of Turkey, which covers the dates March 20-26, also published at "covid19.saglik.gov.tr", Şırnak was the only province in the low-risk (blue) category throughout the country.
10 medium risk (yellow) provinces were determined as Hakkari, Van, Bitlis, Muş, Batman, Siirt, Mardin, Diyarbakır, Şanlıurfa and Uşak.
Among the 12 high-risk (orange) provinces were Ağrı, Kars, Bingöl, Tunceli, Kahramanmaraş, Adana, Hatay, Kırşehir, Afyonkarahisar, Burdur, Denizli and Manisa.
The 58 provinces in the very high risk (red) category are as follows:
"Iğdır, Ardahan, Artvin, Rize, Erzurum, Bayburt, Gümüşhane, Trabzon, Giresun, Ordu, Tokat, Sivas, Amasya, Samsun, Sinop, Kastamonu, Çorum, Çankırı, Bartın, Karabük, Zonguldak, Düzce, Bolu, Sakarya, Kocaeli, İstanbul, Yalova, Kırklareli, Tekirdağ, Edirne, Çanakkale, Balıkesir, Bursa, Kütahya, Bilecik, Eskişehir, Ankara, Kırıkkale, Yozgat, Nevşehir, Kayseri, Malatya, Elazığ, Niğde, Aksaray, Konya, Karaman, Mersin, Osmaniye, Kilis, Gaziantep, Adıyaman, Erzincan, Antalya, Muğla, Aydın, İzmir, Isparta."
Three major provinces in the red category
On the Covid-19 Risk Map of Turkey, which covers the dates of February 20-26 and was announced to the public on March 1, there were 17 provinces in the very high risk (red) category, while on the updated map, the number of provinces in this category increased to 58.
The number of provinces in the high-risk category, which was previously 22, was 12, and the number of provinces in the medium-risk category, which was previously 28, was 10.
In the previous map, 14 provinces were included in the low-risk (blue) category, while in the updated map, Şırnak was the only province to retain its place in this category.
Uşak, Şanlıurfa, Diyarbakır, Muş, Bitlis, Batman, Mardin, Siirt, Hakkari, Van, which were in the low risk category on the old map, moved to the medium risk (yellow) category while Bingöl and Ağrı moved to the high risk (orange) category, and Iğdır moved to the very high risk (red) category.
Istanbul and Izmir, which had been in the high-risk (orange) category, and Ankara, in the medium-risk (yellow) category, were included in the very high-risk (red) group on the updated map.
Burdur was the only province to reduce the risk group among all provinces.
Accordingly, Burdur, which was in the very high risk (red) category on the previous map, moved to the high risk (orange) category on the updated map.