“The agitation in this regard is underway in other countries as well,” head of the department added.
Seyidov stressed that even if quarantine measures are alleviated, people must continue to wear medical masks, observe personal hygiene.
"No one can tell when the coronavirus pandemic will end,” head of the department said. “Therefore, wearing medical masks must remain the norm for a long time."
Head of the Azerbaijani representative office in the World Health Organization (WHO) Hande Harmanci said that the issue related to coronavirus infection will remain on the agenda for a year.
"So far, we can’t provide any information on the duration of the coronavirus pandemic,” Harmanci said. “The reasons for the spread of the virus are still unknown."