Taking into account the high incidence of the infection in Azerbaijan in recent months, the Task Force under the Cabinet of Ministers has made a decision on tightening the special quarantine regime in the country from 00:00 on 14 December 2020 to 00:00 on 18 January 2021, APA reports.
During the special quarantine regime an SMS system shall be introduced in the cities of Baku, Sumgayit, Ganja, Mingachevir and Shirvan, Absheron district, as well as Lankaran, Masalli, Jalilabad, Sheki, Zagatala, Guba, Khachmaz, Yevlakh, Barda, Bilasuvar and Ismayilli district centers (except for villages and settlements) from 00:00 on 14 December 2020 to 00:00 on 18 January 2021.
İn this regard, system for obtaining permits and monitoring during the period of the special quarantine regime activated in Azerbaijan.
The SMS system shall be applied in the following cases:
- to leave the place of residence or stay in order to receive urgent medical assistance or undergo scheduled treatment (permission is granted for three hours within the district and city; if there is a need for travel between districts and cities, the distance between the residential address and the address of the destination and the duration of treatment shall be taken into account; the time of return shall be established by a certificate issued by the doctor, which, if necessary, is submitted to the police);
- to leave the place of residence or stay in order to purchase food and other everyday goods and medicines (using grocery stores, supermarkets, markets and pharmacies), use public services, due to the need for using banking, postal and other services the operation of which has not been suspended, to spend time outdoors (permission shall be granted for three hours once a day; the return time for persons leaving their place of residence or stay due to the use of public services shall be determined by a relevant state body).
Anyone who needs to leave the place of their residence or stay in order attend the funeral of a close relative shall seek permission from the 102 Call Center of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan.