Azerbaijan prolongs the closure of the border with Georgia until April 20 because of the threat of the spread of coronavirus, reports the operational headquarters of the Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers.
The decision to close the border with Georgia was adopted on March 13. According to staff, in Azerbaijan revealed 72 cases of infection with coronavirus, seven of them were recorded in recent days. In total, the country has recovered ten people, one died, the treatment is 61 people. One of the infected is a citizen of Russia.
“Azerbaijan prolongs the closure of the border with Georgia until April 20 because of the threat of the spread of coronavirus. For transportation to operate transit corridor” – said in a statement on Monday the headquarters.
World health organization March 11 announced the outbreak of a new coronavirus infection COVID-19 pandemic. According to the latest who data, the world is already infected more than 292 thousand people, more than 12.7 thousand died.
Recent data on the situation of COVID-19 in Russia and the world presented on the portal stopmanager.of the Russian Federation.