The patient and his three children arrive from Malmo in an air ambulance, taken to Ankara Sehir Hospital.
Turkey on Sunday brought home one of its citizens from Sweden who contracted coronavirus but was not given treatment.
A Turkish air ambulance left Malmo Airport at 9 a.m. local time (0700GMT) and arrived at the Ankara Esenboga Airport at 1:30 p.m. local time (1030GMT).
After routine health checks, the patient Emrullah Gulusken and his three children were taken to Ankara Sehir Hospital.
In Malmo, Sweden, Gulusken tested positive for COVID-19 but was denied treatment by authorities. His daughters Leyla and Samira shared posts on social media, asking for help.
Turkey’s Health Minister Fahrettin Koca took swift action and brought the family back.
“A daughter did something that would be an example to all. Our country took very swift action. Our ambulance aircraft brought the patient from Sweden this morning,” Koca wrote on Twitter.
“Dear Leyla [daughter of Gulusken], we have cured over 25,000 patients, Emrullah Gulusken will recover as well,” he said.
Source: Anadolu Agency