A number of restrictions to be applied in framework of special quarantine regime

# 10:04
16 October 2020

The sharp growth is being observed in the number of cases of infection with novel coronavirus (COVID-19) disease in recent days in a number of countries including Azerbaijan. Therefore, taking into consideration the existing sanitary and epidemiological situation, the decision has been made regarding the application of a number of restrictions in the framework of special quarantine regime, the Task Force under the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Azerbaijan told APA.

Being guided by the sanitary and epidemiological situation, the number of active patients infected with coronavirus and the infection rate, the following restrictions are applied:

• The passenger transportation activity in Baku Metro is suspended from 00:00 a.m. on October 19, 2020 until 06:00 a.m. on November 2, 2020;

Holiday has been declared in all educational institutions in the country from October 19 until November 2.

People, who are over 65 and included in the high-risk group, are recommended not to leave their residential places without a necessity

•  the number of employees in government organizations will be reduced to 30 percent, and other employees will be transferred to remote work regime