Moscow. June 21. INTERFAX.RU — the Azerbaijani Authorities decided to extend the special quarantine regime until 1 August amid the worsening of the situation with coronavirus infection, said press-Secretary Ministry of foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan, Leyla Abdullayeva at a briefing on Thursday.

in Addition, in Baku, Ganja, Sumgayit, Lankaran, Yevlakh, Masalli, Jalilabad and Absheron district with 00:00 on 21 June at 06:00 on July 5 introduced a strict quarantine regime, said Abdullayev at a briefing on Thursday.

“this a period of 14 days the population of these cities will be able to leave their flats only on the basis of the SMS permission and special permits,” she said. Abdullayev added that this two-week period in these cities will be banned shopping centers and malls, catering to a takeaway, stops the operation of beauty salons, hair salons, museums.

however, she added that this period will work without restrictions, the metro will be open parks and boulevards. Abdullayev stressed that persons older than 65 years are advised not to go outside during this period.

the Authorities have also decided to extend restrictions on entry and exit into the country until August 1 announced press-Secretary Ministry of foreign Affairs of the country. The term of the current ban expire on July 1. This decision was taken in order to prevent the spread of coronavirus COVID-19.

Abdullayev added that the work on the return of Azerbaijani citizens to the Motherland will continue. “Yesterday and today was returned to Azerbaijani citizens located in Turkey. They have passed tests for coronavirus. This practice will continue until August 1,” said press-Secretary mid.

travel to Azerbaijan will be closed from the second half of March. In the last three weeks in Azerbaijan observed growth of number infected.

According to the latest data, the total number of infected Covid-19 in the Republic has reached 11 thousand 329, cure — 6192, deceased — 139.