The 31st Ankara International Film Festival was postponed as half of measures towards the novel Corona Virus, which has to this point claimed 277 lives in Turkey.
According to an official assertion, the 11-day occasion was scheduled to start on June 4. This yr’s competition had obtained 1,278 submissions. However, the organizers determined to postpone it to stop the unfold of the Corona Virus illness, generally known as COVID-19.
There are presently 15,679 confirmed Corona Virus circumstances in Turkey.
After first showing within the Chinese metropolis of Wuhan in December, the virus has unfold to no less than 180 nations and areas. The world dying toll from the virus has hit over 47,200 with greater than 938,300 confirmed circumstances and 194,400 recoveries, in accordance to the U.S.-based Johns Hopkins University.