BAKU 

Azerbaijan will impose a nation-wide lockdown due to the novel coronavirus outbreak starting Tuesday.

After a meeting on the pandemic, country’s cabinet announced on Monday that the curfew would be launched across the country between March 31 and April 20.

The public will only be able to venture outside their homes to buy immediate medical needs, if their lives or health are in danger and to dispose of home waste, it added.

According to the order, all shops and restaurants will be closed, except for markets, pharmacies, takeaway venues and online sales facilities.

All entertainment centers, museums, cinemas, theaters,

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