• Azerbaijan tightens quarantine regime in main cities

Azerbaijan tightens quarantine regime in main cities

04 June 2020

Due to an increase in the number of coronavirus cases, the quarantine regime will be tightened in Baku, Sumgayit, Ganja, Lankaran cities and Absheron region.

According to the Resolution of The Operational Headquarters under the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Azerbaijan dated 4 June 2020 a limited mode of operation was established for government agencies and institutions in aforementioned territories until 14:00 on 5 June 2020.

At the same time, by the Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Azerbaijan, from 00:00 on 6 June 2020 to 06:00 on 8 June 2020 the activities of all enterprises and institutions, including grocery stores and pharmacies, were prohibited, except for other strategically important areas, including oil and gas industry, rail freight, road freight, sea freight and air shipments.

These restrictions will cover all citizens not employed in the corresponding areas. The Operational Headquarters under the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Azerbaijan сalls upon all inhabitants of the country to respect the regime of self-isolation during this period and not to leave their homes without necessity.