By Ruslan Rehimov


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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