Health Minister Fahrettin Koca made a statement on the coronavirus vaccination rates on his social media account.
“We have no orange city left”
Minister Koca said, “We have no orange province left. Gümüşhane, our last orange province on the Turkey COVID-19 Risk Map, has turned yellow by increasing the first dose vaccine rate above 65 percent. Now it’s time to show the success that will turn blue. We celebrate Gümüşhane.”
OUR ORANGE CITY IS LEFT. Gümüşhane, our last Orange city on the Turkey Covid-19 Risk Map, has moved to Yellow by increasing the rate of first dose vaccine to over 65%. Now it’s time to show the success that will pass to Blue. WE CELEBRATE GÜMÜŞHANE.
— Dr. Fahrettin Koca (@drfahrettinkoca) September 15, 2021
Provinces with a first dose vaccination rate below 55 percent are shown in “red”, those between 55-65 percent in “orange”, those between 65-75 percent in “yellow” and those above 75 percent in “blue”.