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COVID-19 RELATED ADVISORY, DATED AUGUST 04, 2020

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EMBASSY OF INDIA

BAKU (AZERBAIJAN)

 

COVID-19 RELATED ADVISORY, DATED 04 AUGUST, 2020

 

Embassy of India, Baku (Azerbaijan) has been receiving queries from Indian nationals in Azerbaijan and from India regarding Corona-virus infections in Azerbaijan. In this regard, the Embassy is maintaining contact with local authorities in Azerbaijan and is also in touch with Indian nationals residing in Azerbaijan.

Indian nationals residing in Azerbaijan may kindly note the following:

  • The strict quarantine regime has been further extended from 05 August to 31 August in Baku, Jalilabad, Ganja, Masalli, Mingachevir, Sumgayit and Yevlakh cities as well as in Absheron, Barda, Goranboy, Goygol, Khachmaz and Salyan districts, while the special quarantine regime which was earlier extended nation-wide till 31 August 2020 remains in force. During this period, the following restrictions will be in force in the above cities and regions:
  • Services of Baku metro remain suspended.
  • Functioning of museums and exhibitions and the sport games in the open air is suspended.
  • On-site services at public catering facilities are not allowed;
  • Shopping centers will remain closed.
  • Gathering in groups of more than 5 people in public places throughout the country, including on the streets and boulevards, is also restricted.
  • All public transport, except taxis, are also suspended on week-ends;
  • Educational institutions will remain closed.
  • However, barbershops and beauty salons, except for massage and bath service, will be allowed to operate.
  • People are allowed to use beaches within the rules set in this regard.
  • The system of obtaining SMS permission for leaving place of stay has been abolished.
  • Exit/Entry into the country by land and air, except for special/charter flights and cargo flights) remains suspended during the quarantine regime.
  • Suspension of the activities of cultural facilities, including cinemas, theaters and gyms will continue.
  • Educational institutions will remain closed.
  • The Embassy is functioning with normal working hours. We are available round the clock for all fellow Indian Nationals residing in Azerbaijan at the contact given below:

 

Email: cons.baku@mea.gov.in

Mobile No.-+994 51 2071621/ +994 50 270 26 35

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