Operational Headquarters: List of services to be suspended from 31 March


March 30, Fineko/abc.az. The Operational Headquarters under the Cabinet Ministers of Azerbaijan has informed about the additional measures aimed at preventing the widespread transmission of coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in the country.
ABC.AZ reports with reference to the press service of the Operational Headquarters that activities in other areas, except for services and works necessary for the lives of people will be stopped from 12 am on 31 March till 12 am on 20 April 2020.
In order to minimize the communication of people with each other and thereby reduce the rate of infection, activities in the following spheres of activity and services are prohibited during the declared period:
• On-site services for customers in all shopping and public areas, including restaurants, cafes and tea houses (excluding supermarkets, grocery stores and pharmacies, home shopping, home delivery and online sales);
• Recreation and entertainment services;
• Activities of cultural facilities, as well as museums and exhibition halls, cinemas, theaters, sports halls;
* Hairdressers, beauty salons, massage, bath and beauty services (including services in these spheres at the client's home or other locations);
* Religious and funeral services, except for burials, as well as services for organizing funeral ceremonies in ceremonial halls, tents and other enclosed premises;
* Tailor services (including services in this area at the client's home or other locations);
• Photo studios (including services at the client's home or other locations in the area);
• Event management services (including organizing birthdays, weddings, engagements, and similar ceremonies at the client's home or other locations);
* Sports, health and rehabilitation services (excluding medical services in this sphere);
* Cleaning services in private apartments;
* Individual educational and tutoring services (including services in homes in this area).
During this time it is allowed to continue activities in the following areas, provided that the requirements of the special regime are met:
1. Executive bodies and organizations, the list of which is determined by the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Azerbaijan.
2. Health and social services:
• Research and laboratory services
• Services on hospitals, clinics and other medical institutions
* Veterinary services
* Production of medical equipment, medicines and medical supplies
Social services
* Care for persons with intellectual disabilities and those in need of special care 
3. On infrastructure:
• Utilities •Sewerage and water supply, gas supply, heat supply, electricity distribution)
• Generation and supply of electricity
• Water supply and reclamation
* Telecommunications and communication services
4. Transport and logistics:
• Cargo transportation by air, sea, rail and road
• Railway, sea, port and automobile services
• Logistics services
• Public transport and taxi services
5. Main types of production:
• Manufacture of defense industry products
• Manufacture of oil equipment and installations
• Production of food products and raw materials for them, deliveries, supply, storage and wholesale of food products
5 Production of daily care and hygiene products
• Manufacture of chemical products
• Production and processing of agricultural products (including activities of farms)
• Agriculture and harvesting
• Production, processing, storage and sale of oil and gas
• Transmission of oil and gas through pipelines
• Activities in the metallurgical industry
• Manufacture and repair of construction and home appliances
* Engineering and design services
• Construction and repair of buildings and structures, civil and industrial roads
• Manufacture of packaging products
* Production of stone, metal and wood products
* Production and repair of furniture
* Slaughter of live animals
6. Retail and wholesale trade:
• Food outlets
• Pharmacies
• Petrol stations
* Points of sale of animal feed, including pet stores
* Points of sale of construction materials and household items
7. On household services
• Collection and disposal of household waste
• Post services
• Dry cleaning
* Cleaning of residential premises, except apartments
• Car repair
• Car wash
• Translation service
• Animal shelter
* Design services
8. Mass media
9. On financial organizations
• Banks and currency exchange offices
• Insurance organizations
* Organizations that provide payment and clearing services
10. By type of special services
• Delivery service
* Repair of household appliances
* Disinfection services
The list of public and private organizations that will operate during the special quarantine regime and their routine work will be determined additionally.