Turkish DefMin Hulusi Akar tests positive for coronavirus

Turkish National Defense Minister Hulusi Akar

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# 06 February 2022 21:05 (UTC +04:00)

Turkish National Defense Minister Hulusi Akar has tested positive for the coronavirus, the Turkish Defense Ministry says, APA reports.

"My test for COVID-19 turned out to be positive. I feel good, I continue to work, taking appropriate measures," said Hulusi Akar.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday he and his wife tested positive for coronavirus infection. On Sunday, he said he continues to work remotely as medics said he has a mild form of the disease.

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