By Ruslan Rehimov

BAKU

As the number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus in Azerbaijan has been increasing, the country decided to take more strict measures to stem the spread of COVID-19.

The total number of confirmed cases in the country has reached 165. The death toll stands at three while 15 people have recovered from COVID-19 so far, according to the latest data compiled by the U.S.-based Johns Hopkins University.

As part of its measures to curb the spread of the virus, Baku shut its southern border with Iran — the source of the country’s first case — until

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