Another 252 Azerbaijani citizens remaining in the territory of the Russian Republic of Dagestan have returned to the country today, APA's northern bureau reports.
Citizens entered the country by special buses from the Samur checkpoint.
They were placed by the Ministry of Emergency Situations at a checkpoint on the border with the Russian Federation, near the Samur border checkpoint in the Gusar region and first will undergo an appropriate medical examination.
Conditions have been created at the reception and sorting point to accommodate 1,200 people at a time, sanitary and hygienic requirements have been fully met, nutrition, supply of hygienic means, etc. have been provided. All necessary measures have been taken in this regard.
Persons who pass the initial medical examination at the border checkpoint shall be re-examined by the medical brigades equipped with appropriate medical equipment operating at the reception-sorting point of the Ministry of Emergency Situations and temporarily stay in quarantine.
It is also planned to evacuate any suspected symptoms to a special local hospital for a more accurate diagnosis.
Khalid Kazimov, a resident of Shamkir region, said he stayed in the neighboring country for 74 days: “I thank the President of Azerbaijan for ensuring our return to our homeland. I hope our citizens remaining there will return soon. "
Khadija Hajiyeva said that they were listed before coming to the country, and today they returned to their homeland: “As soon as we arrived here, we were provided with food and a bed. We are satisfied with everything. "
Khayyam Mammadov, chief of the medical service of the N military unit of the Civil Defense Troops of the Ministry of Emergency Situations, told APA's local correspondent that Azerbaijani citizens brought from Russia will be quarantined for 14 days. According to him, 252 people brought to Azerbaijan were tested for coronavirus: "If any citizen is diagnosed with COVID-19, they will be placed in special medical institutions."