Coronavirus in the Caucasus. 24-25 March, 2020
Two patients in Armenia have recovered and been discharged from hospital
A total of 18 people have recovered after being infected with the coronavirus.
265 people have been infected with the virus since the start of the epidemic.
Since March 16, a state of emergency has been in force in Armenia.
Transport links between cities have been discontinued, and residents are required to stay at home. If it is necessary to go out residents are obliged to carry their passport and a special completed application form, which indicates at what time and for what purpose they are outside the house.
Azerbaijan has 6 new cases, one patient has died
The total number of registered cases is 93 people. There have been two deaths, while 10 people have recovered.
There are 16 new cases in Armenia, transport between cities has been suspended
In total, there are already 265 coronavirus cases in Armenia, 16 people have been cured and discharged from hospitals.
Since March 25, public transport between cities has been stopped, and only private transport is allowed.
Coronavirus outbreak prompts Armenia to go on full lock-down
Armenia has announced even stricter regulations during the state of emergency, which was declared on March 16 to prevent further spread of coronavirus.
● Leaving the home is now prohibited unless absolutely necessary. All residents will be required to carry their passport or ID card with them when outside.
● In addition, all economic activity is limited until the end of March, and the administration released a list of prohibited activities.
● Grocery stores, pharmacies and banks will continue operating throughout the country.
● Cell phone service and telecommunications companies will continue working as well.
strictly monitor all movement in the streets, and residents will need to fill out special questionnaires.
The total number of cases has risen to 249 people.
There are 14 new cases in Armenia, with a total of 249 infected
Of these, six have recovered and been discharged from the hospital. One patient is in critical condition, he is 77 years old. Four are in serious condition.
As the Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan said during a live feed, most of the patients are in the Nork Infectious Diseases Hospital, and the rest are in other medical centres.
Most patients do not have a fever or symptoms of the disease.
“The main reason they are in the hospital is so that they do not infect others,” said the prime minister.
Azerbaijan has recorded 15 new cases of coronavirus infection
The total number of cases has risen to 87 people. Of these, one person has died and ten have recovered.
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State of emergency restrictions toughened in Georgia
The new restrictions include but are not limited to:
● Railway traffic in the country has been completely stopped;
● Passenger transportation between cities by public transport is prohibited, however minibus travel between district centers and villages is allowed, as is travel by private vehicle;
● All kinds of sports training and cultural events are prohibited, both indoors and outdoors;
● Conferences and seminars can be held only online.
● The ban on more than 10 people gathering in one place remains in effect.
On March 21, a state of emergency was introduced in Georgia.
Since that time, all stores have been closed, except for grocery stores and pharmacies.
There have been 66 cases in Georgia, while eight patients recovered. There are 3.320 people in quarantine.
12 new cases in Georgia, brings total to 66 - one is a 15-year-old
All individuals that tested positive on March 23-24 were in isolation before they were taken to the clinic.
There are 3,320 people in quarantine in Georgia, and 235 in hospital. Nine out of 66 infected people have recovered.
Three Georgian citizens infected with the coronavirus have died in Spain.
A state of emergency was declared in Georgia on March 21 to stop the coronavirus pandemic.
On March 23, quarantine was introduced in the cities of Marneuli and Bolnisi in the Kvemo Kartli region due to the threat of an outbreak of the coronavirus.
41 new cases of coronavirus infection have been announced in Armenia, lifting the total number to 235
It is expected that starting March 24 new restrictions will be introduced to prevent an even greater spread of the virus.
Since March 16, a state of emergency has been in effect in Armenia. On March 23, the National Assembly approved a system of penalties for violating the requirements of isolation and self-isolation.
Long-distance passenger transportation by buses and minibuses prohibited in Georgia
Long-distance passenger transportation by buses and minibuses is now prohibited in Georgia, including intercity and railway passenger transport
Transport by private vehicle is still permitted.
There have been 61 cases in Georgia, while eight patients recovered. There are 3.254 people in quarantine, while 233 are under observation in hospitals.
A special quarantine regime has gone into effect in Azerbaijan
Starting March 24, a special quarantine regime has gone into effect in Azerbaijan. It will last until April 20. People over the age of 65 are not allowed to leave their homes, in addition to several other vulnerable groups of people.
According to official data, 72 cases of coronavirus infection have been recorded in Azerbaijan. One person has died, ten have recovered.
A timeline of events in the Caucasus related to coronavirus epidemic, March 20-23, 2020