Considering the sanitary and epidemiological situation in the country related to the pandemic, the total number of infected people, and the dynamics of recoveries, the Azerbaijani government is easing some restrictions.
All cafes, restaurants, teahouses, and public catering facilities operating in Azerbaijan will reopen restoring on-site service (except the use of shisha) for customers from 00:00 on May 18, said the Task Force under the Cabinet of Ministers.
So far, Azerbaijan has 2,879 COVID-19 cases and 35 deaths.
Azerbaijan confirmed its first coronavirus case in February. The country has extended the nationwide quarantine until May 31. Earlier, the government eased the restrictions on some fields, opening shoes, clothing, electronics and home appliances stores, and many others, except those in shopping centers and malls.