The Commandant’s Office for the state of emergency declared in Armenia is working on creating an opportunity to test persons arriving in Armenia for the coronavirus in the premises of the airport. This is what Deputy Prime Minister of Armenia, Commandant for the state of emergency Tigran Avinyan’s spokesperson Vahan Hunanyan told Armenpress, touching upon the lifting of the restrictions of the state of emergency by which the ban on entry of persons without Armenian citizenship into the territory of Armenia.
It is envisaged that if a person isn’t hospitalized upon entry into Armenia, he or she will self-isolate for 14 days, but in the course of 14 days he or she can get tested and stop self-isolating in case the result of the test is negative.
Vahan Hunanyan stated that if the person isn’t tested at the airport, he or she is immediately taken to the place of self-isolation and has no right to leave the place of self-isolation, even for getting tested.
The lifting of the restriction has regressive force and extends to those who have arrived in Armenia in the course of the 14 days preceding August 12.
During its special session on August 12, the Armenian government decided to extend the state of emergency declared on March 16 and extended until August 12, extending it from August 12 (5 p.m.) until September 11 (5 p.m.).