Travel through the city by private boats has also been suspended, while transit cargo and passenger transportation have been allowed, authorities say.
The sea transport to and from the Turkish metropolis of Istanbul as well as the journey with private boats through the city will be suspended due to the outbreak of the corona virus, the provincial governor announced on Friday.
The suspension, which does not include transit freight or passenger transport, begins at 11:59 p.m. Ali Yerlikaya tweeted local time (2059GMT) Friday night.
According to Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality, passenger service will be available for limited periods during the curfew.
Turkey imposed a 48-hour curfew in 31 provinces in the country from April 11 to 12 to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus.
The next curfew will be from April 18-19.
So far, the novel coronavirus has claimed 1,769 lives in Turkey, with registered cases exceeding 78,500.
After originating in China last December, COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, has spread to at least 185 countries and regions around the world. Europe and the US are currently the hardest hit regions.
The pandemic has killed over 149,300 people with the total number of infections exceeding 2.2 million, while nearly 561,000 have recovered from the disease, according to US-based Johns Hopkins University.