The governor of Istanbul, Ali Airlie Kaya, announced on Saturday that children are not allowed to enter the shops and shopping areas in Istanbul, as part of the measures taken to reduce the spread of the Coronavirus.

This came in a tweet posted by Ali Yerlikaya the Governor of Istanbul, on his Twitter account.

“It was decided not to take children to the markets and markets, in order to prevent our citizens from getting around with their children in the markets and markets.” he added.

Yerlikaya expressed his confidence that parents will give utmost attention to protecting their children.