US overseas missions will resume routine visa services as soon as possible but are unable to provide a specific date at this time, US Embassy in Azerbaijan said, Report informs.
“In response to significant worldwide challenges related to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of State has temporarily suspended routine visa services at all US Embassies and Consulates. As resources allow, embassies and consulates will continue to provide emergency and mission-critical visa services”, – the Embassy said.
On December 31, 2019, Chinese authorities announced an outbreak of pneumonia in China’s Wuhan, and the causative agent is a new type of coronavirus officially named COVID-19.
On March 11, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the outbreak of a new coronavirus a pandemic.