Special quarantine regime in Azerbaijan extended for one more month from today

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31 August 2020

Taking into consideration that situation regarding COVID-19 pandemic is still unsatisfactory, special quarantine regime, applied in the territory of the Republic of Azerbaijan has been extended from today until 00:00 a.m. of September 30, APA reports.

Task Force under the Cabinet of Ministers has adopted a decision in this regard.

Note that a special quarantine regime, applied in the territory of the Republic of Azerbaijan had to end at 06:00 a.m on August 31.

However, according to dynamics of infection with the virus and the existing sanitary and epidemiological situation, Jalilabad, Ganja, Masalli, Mingechevir, Yevlakh cities, and Barda, Goranboy, Goygol, Khachmaz, Salyan regions will be taken out of the strict quarantine regime zone beginning from August 31, 2020.

Based on the decision of the Task Force under the Cabinet of Ministers, some extra restrictions will still be continued in Baku and Sumgait cities and Absheron region where the number of infection cases is great.

Activities of museums and exhibition halls will be allowed in the country.

Individual and preparatory teaching services are allowed since August 31 in terms of following rules of special quarantine rules and gathering of not more than 10 people in a group.

The sanitary and epidemiological situation will be analyzed and the issue of full reopening of mutual inter-regional travels will be re-considered. 

The public transport will not function on the following days in Baku, Sumgait cities, and Absheron region where the strict quarantine regime is applied.

From 00:00 a.m. on September 5 until 06:00 a.m. on September 7;2

From 00:00 a.m. on September 12 until 06:00 a.m. on September 14;

From 00:00 a.m. on September 19 until 06:00 a.m. on September 21;

From 00:00 a.m. on September 26 until 06:00 a.m. on September 28.

Baku Metro will not function until 06:00 a.m on September 15.

Task Force calls on all citizens once more to follow requirements and medical-preventive rules of the applied quarantine regime, keep social distance, and use medical masks in order to prevent new infection cases.

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