With a view to stopping the spread of coronavirus in Armenia starting from March 24 new restrictions are imposed for at least a week, which means that thousands of enterprises will be closed, and only the enterprises whose operation is vital will remain open. People will be allowed to move only for vital necessity.
People on the streets will have to have a clear explanation as to where they are headed for, and this explanation must fit the logic of vitally necessary movement, Prime Minister Pashinyan said in his message to people on March 24.
“All our citizens in movement must have an ID and the commandant will put in place the requirement for filling in a form on movement. As to the lists of vitally necessary activities and movements, the commandant has published them already,” Prime Minister Pashinyan stated.
He informed that all the restaurants and cafes will be closed for at least a week, and groceries, pharmacies, banks will remain open but also I want to ask everyone to give preference to online services, online buying, online payments and online banking services.
Groceries, pharmacies and banks will service people aged 65 plus from 10 am till 12 pm. The prime minister asked all the other citizens not to go to shop at these hours.
People will not be allowed to be in groups of more than two people in the streets or even backyards.
Prime Minister Pashinyan asked to treat the situation with maximum consideration and leave only if it is a vital necessity and always have an ID.