Azerbaijan toughens quarantine regime, COVID passport is mandatory
On July 26, the Cabinet of Ministers of the country issued a resolution, according to which the quarantine regime in Azerbaijan is being tightened.
According to Azerbaijan in Focus, reporting Turan News, from September 1 of this year, 80% of employees of state institutions and a number of other enterprises must have the first dose of the coronavirus vaccine, and from October 1, the second dose, or have a certificate of immunity from COVID-19.
This requirement applies to employees of communal structures: electricity, gas and heat and water supply, waste collection and processing; the transport, logistics and communications sectors; railways, sea, air and freight services, including taxis; mail and courier service; telecommunications and communications; social services, trade and catering; food manufacturing and delivery; tourism, hotels, travel agencies; finance and insurance; printing, maintenance and repair of equipment, cars and machines of all kinds, as well as home appliances and computers; spheres of architecture and design; advertising; education, translation, design, photography; maintenance of residential buildings, disinfection, carpet washing, hairdressing salons and tailoring; veterinary service.
In addition, the work of persons over 18 years old will not be served in enclosed spaces in: catering facilities, hotels and large shopping facilities.
Finally, from September 1, all secondary school students over 18 years of age must have a COVID-19 passport.