287,000 people will receive a lump sum payment of 190 manat

A special quarantine regime has been applied in 8 more regions and cities. According to the order of President Ilham Aliyev, a lump sum payment of 190 manat will be applied to those cities and regions, Minister of Labor and Social Protection Sahil Babayev told in an interview with AzTV, APA reports.

The Minister said that a draft decision has already been prepared and will be approved by the Cabinet of Ministers in the coming days. Thus, 287,000 people in 16 cities and regions where the special quarantine regime has been tightened will be paid by bank cards in the coming days. 55 million manat has been allocated for this purpose.

Strict quarantine regime has been extended till July 20 in Baku, Jalilabad, Ganja, Lankaran, Masalli, Sumgayit, Yevlakh cities and Absheron region including Goranboy, Goygol and Mingachevir cities, Barda, Khachmaz, Samukh, Siyazan and Sheki regions.