Felicity Party (Saadet) deputy Abdulkadir Karaduman said on July 20 that he was admitted to the hospital for COVID-19. The deputy marks the fifth infection among Turkey's lawmakers.
Turkey's lawmakers will be getting digitized ID cards to enter parliament, second-term speaker Mustafa Şentop said. Upgraded as part of structural renovations to parliament, the new ID cards will also have information in English.
MHP deputy chair Feti Yıldız has become the first Turkish lawmaker known to have been infected with the novel coronavirus. Yıldız was admitted to a hospital on April 6.