Special quarantine regime comes into effect in Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan’s special quarantine regime has become effective today.
Cafes and restaurants will be closed from December 14 to January 18, according to the decision of the Council of Ministers. All stores except grocery stores and pharmacies will only be allowed to provide online delivery services to customers.
In addition, metro in Baku will be closed until January 31.
Public transport will not be running on weekends throughout the country until that date.
During the quarantine, the use of masks in indoor and outdoor areas throughout the country will be mandatory.
From December 14, 2020 to 00:00 January 18, 2021, with the exception of the movement of vehicles of operational special purpose and vehicles engaged in cargo transportation, including vehicles of the National Agency for Demining the Territories of Azerbaijan, entry-exit to/from the administrative territories of Baku, Sumgayit, Ganja, Mingachevir, Shirvan and Absheron district, to the regional centers of the cities of Lankaran, Masalli, Jalilabad, Shaki, Zagatala, Guba, Khachmaz, Yevlakh, Barda, Bilasuvar and Ismayilli (except for villages and settlements) will be suspended.