Azerbaijan prolongs holidays in educational institutions

Holidays in educational institutions have been prolonged in Azerbaijan, the Operational Headquarters under the Cabinet of Ministers told Trend.

Urgent measures are underway to curb the spread of the coronavirus infection in Azerbaijan and to intensify social isolation measures, said the Operational Headquarters.

As part of the social isolation measures, to prevent the spread of infection and increase the effectiveness of the measures taken, it was decided to suspend studies in all educational institutions of the country, the educational process and related activities from March 29 to April 18 (the first school day is scheduled for April 20).

COVİD-19 continues to spread rapidly in many countries.

The Operational Headquarters under the Cabinet of Ministers has said that due to the long incubation period of the virus, the high rate of spread and the lack of vaccine, the state had to tighten the measures. Taking into account that the World Health Organization has declared coronavirus a global pandemic, and based on its recommendations and requirements, a number of emergency measures in the country became necessary.

In this regard, all mass events were canceled within a month. Public and private entities, as well as citizens, are required to comply with special rules.