20 January 2022,   09:35
Independent Turkey Party Chairman Haydar Bas dies from COVID-19

Independent Turkey Party Chairman Haydar Bas has died of COVID-19 at the age of 73.

Baş and eight other members of his family who all tested positive for the coronavirus were earlier hospitalized in the Akcaabat district of the northern province of Trabzon.

He was receiving treatment at a private hospital for the last four days but was transferred to the Trabzon Kanuni Research and Education Hospital after his condition deteriorated.

The Sarıtas neighborhood where Bas and his family reside was earlier placed under quarantine as part of coronavirus measures.