The Azerbaijani government announced in the early morning of the 14th local time that from December 14 this year to January 18, 2021, Azerbaijan will implement a strict pandemic prevention and isolation system.
Documents released by the Afghan government show that during this period, except for medical institutions, public utilities, transportation, industrial and mining enterprises, and daily life service industries such as grocery stores, pharmacies, gas stations, and exppiress delivery, all other activities will be suspended.
All shopping malls and catering companies can only provide takeaway services.
Residents who need to go out to work must apply for a work travel permit via SMS in advance. Residents who violate the ban will be fined 100 manats (about 65$). During the pandemic prevention period, Afghan citizens can receive a subsidy of 190 manats (about $110).
Until January 31 next year, Azerbaijan prohibits passengers from entering and leaving the country, and 17 cities including the capital Baku have begun to implement traffic control. On December 14, Afghan law enforcement agencies began to set up checkpoints on the main streets entering and leaving Baku to check residents’ travel permits.
According to Azerbaijan’s Coronavirus pandemic Prevention and Control Headquarters, as of 17:00 on December 13, 4,451 new cases of new Coronavirus were confirmed in a single day in Azerbaijan.
The cumulative number of confirmed cases reached 175,874, the cumulative number of cured cases was 111,918, and the cumulative number of deaths was 1,922. There are 62034 confirmed cases. Already, 1,953,300 people across the country have been tested for the new coronavirus.