Turkey ranks 5th in number of delivered vaccines - Erdogan
"Turkey ranks fifth in the world with regards to number of vaccines delivered," President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said in a statement on the current situation of the pandemic in the country in his speech at Ankara's Presidential Complex, Trend reports citing Daily Sabah.
Erdoğan also detailed the Turkish government's support to citizens who feel the negative effects of the pandemic.
"We have been supporting our small and medium enterprises with the economic aid package worth over two billion liras," he said, referring to the $257 million-worth support provided by the government to help nearly 140,000 SMEs battle the pandemic.
"The total amount of incentives and supports we extended have reached TL 80 billion ($10.6 billion)," he added.
"Due payments postponed for at least 3 months to help weather effects of COVID-19," he added.