Special quarantine regime toughened in Azerbaijan from today
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  • 00:00 29 March 2020

Special quarantine regime toughened in Azerbaijan from today

Due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) threat, the special quarantine regime on the territory of Azerbaijan will be tightened beginning from March 29, ONA reports citing the information disseminated by the Operative Task Force under the Cabinet of Ministers of Azerbaijan on March 27.

The special quarantine regime on the country’s territory will be tightened beginning from 00:00 a.m. on March 29.

The inter-regional and inter-city movement of transport facilities has been fully suspended for the period of special quarantine regime except for special purpose vehicles including the vehicles for emergency medical aid, life saving and survival, rescue, agricultural and social service purposes, as well as cargo carrying trucks. The transport facilities can freely move within the boundaries of Baku and Sumgait cities and Absheron region.

Operation regime for transport facilities:

The working time of the Baku metro service has been determined as 07:00-09:00 in the morning and 17:00-20:00 in the evening.

Operation regime for trade facilities:

During the period of the special quarantine regime, the on-site service to customers at all trade facilities should be suspended except for supermarkets, food groceries and drugstores, and the unrestricted delivery and online sale services have been permitted.

Operation regime for public catering facilities:

The on-site servicing of customers have been suspended at all public catering facilities including restaurants, cafes and tea houses for the period of the special quarantine regime, and the unrestricted takeaway, delivery and online sale services have been permitted.

Regime for movement of people:

The entry to all boulevards, parks and recreation centers has been restricted in order to regulate density of people.

Faig Mahmudov

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