Azerbaijani Prime Minister Ali Asadov signed a decree to change the procedure for quarantine control of COVID-19 patients, Report informs.

Thus, changes have been made to the “Rules for quarantine control of infectious diseases transmitted by airborne droplets in the territory of the Republic of Azerbaijan.” According to the decision, if a person in contact during the quarantine period is found to have symptoms of infectious disease, they will undergo a laboratory examination. If the test is positive, the person will be treated.

The decision will take effect on January 24.