Caucasian knot | Nearly 90 mass wedding participants fined in Azerbaijan
In Azerbaijan, 89 people who attended weddings were fined for violating quarantine restrictions; An additional 2,700 people were not allowed to attend the celebrations due to the lack of COVID-19 passports, the Azeri Interior Ministry (MIA) informed.
The Caucasian Knot reported that since July 1, Azerbaijan has eased restrictions on the holding of weddings, engagements and birthdays. Now, up to 150 people can participate in such events, but guests over 18 must have vaccination certificates or documents confirming the presence of antibodies against COVID-19.
On August 2, police officers checked the conditions for holding 288 weddings in Azerbaijan, the MIA press service reported.
As a result, 89 people were fined for violating quarantine rules under article 211 of the Code of Administrative Offenses (violation of anti-epidemic, sanitary and hygienic and quarantine regimes).
Due to the lack of COVID-19 passports, 2,736 people were not allowed to attend the celebrations, the APA reports today.
This article originally appeared on the Russian page from the 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’ on Aug 3, 2021 at 9:35 am MSK. To access the full text of the article, Click here.