Daily Armenia: State of Emergency Begins, Banks Consider Postponing Loan Payments

March 17, 2020

The number of COVID-19 cases in Armenia has risen. The regulations of the state of emergency, effective from March 16 to April 14, have been announced. The Nagorno-Karabakh elections will go ahead as planned on March 31. The Armenian Apostolic Church announced it will suspend mass rituals. And 67 evacuees from Italy have arrived in Armenia. The country’s Central Bank says the financial system is stable. 

UPDATE: The number of cases has risen to 78 by 22:00, Yerevan time.

Emilio Luciano Cricchio