Turkish mayors accuse government of coronavirus cover-up

Source:Financial Times Date:30Aug2020

The mayors of Turkey’s two biggest cities have accused the central government of covering up the true scale of a coronavirus resurgence in the country. Ekrem Imamoglu, the mayor of Istanbul, and Mansur Yavas, mayor of Ankara, said there was a mismatch between the statistics being published by the health ministry and the data they were receiving on a local level.