ANKARA, April 29 – RIA Novosti. The Turkish authorities have extended the period of distance learning in schools because of the pandemic of coronavirus up to 31 may, said education Minister Ziya Selcuk on Wednesday.

Earlier, Turkish authorities announced on March 16 in all secondary schools, unscheduled holidays, and on March 23 the students learn remotely. Later, distance education was extended to April 30.

As announced on Tuesday by the Minister of health of Turkey Fahrettin koca, the number of cases of the coronavirus in the country has exceeded 114 thousand died about 3 thousand, has recovered more than 38 thousand.

Current data on the situation of COVID-19 in Russia and the world presented on the portal stopmanager.of the Russian Federation.