Officials check the ventilators allocated for treatment of the novel coronavirus at Basaksehir Hospital in Istanbul, Turkey, on April 4, 2020. Photo by Elif Ozturk/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images. Read more: https://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/202
Palestinian doctor Muhannad AlKhatib who was displaced from Syria’s Aleppo city to Turkey said he had contracted coronavirus during his work at the COVID-19 unit at Mersin University Hospital.
AlKhatib said on his Facebook page that he will be confined at the hospital after he tested positive for the deadly virus. He said his condition is stable.
So far, Turkey has reported 112,261 cases of confirmed coronavirus infections. The death toll stands at 2,900.