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COVID-19 Country Response

COVID-19 epidemic evolution
To find out about the latest status of the COVID-19 pandemic evolution and the most up-to-date statistics on the COVID-19 disease in Armenia, please visit official portal of the National Center for Disease Control dedicated to the epidemic (in Armenian). Daily updates in English can be found on the website of the Ministry of Health.
For the international outlook you can consult the latest
situation reports published by the World Health Organisation as well as the global daily statistics on the coronavirus pandemic evolution including data on confirmed cases and deaths by country.
Sanitary measures

On March 16, 2020, Armenia declared a state of emergency, which was extended until May 14, 2020. Measures include school and university closures, travel bans on foreign citizens from high risk countries, strict quarantine measures and restrictions on movement and public transport.
For a list of the temporary restrictions on the different types of economic activities, click here (in Armenian), whereas the official portal of the National Center for Disease Control provides information on the sanitary measures to take in order to avoid infections.

Travel restrictions

The COVID-19 situation, including the spread of new variants, evolves rapidly and differs from country to country. All travelers need to pay close attention to the conditions at their destination before traveling. Regularly updated information for all countries with regards to Covid-19 related travel restrictions in place including entry regulations, flight bans, test requirements and quarantine is available on TravelDoc Infopage.
It is also highly recommended to consult COVID-19 Travel Regulations Map provided and updated on the daily basis by IATA.
The US government website of Centers of Disease Control and Prevention provides COVID-19 Travel Recommendations by Destination.

The UK Foreign travel advice also provides travelling abroad advice for all countries, including the latest information on coronavirus, safety and security, entry requirements and travel warnings.

Import & export restrictions

For the information on all the measures applicable to movement of goods during the period of sanitary emergency due to the COVID-19 outbreak (including eventual restrictions on imports and exports, if applicable), please consult the portal of the Armenian Customs Authority. The country implemented restrictions for medical supplies and equipment.
For a general overview of trade restrictions due to COVID-19 pandemic, please consult the section dedicated to Armenia on the International Trade Centre's COVID-19 Temporary Trade Measures webpage.

Economic recovery plan
To know about the economic measures taken by the Armenian government to address the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the national economy, please visit the dedicated page on the official governmental portal. Furthermore, the government released a set of measures to address the social impact of COVID-19.
For the general overview of the key economic policy responses to the COVID-19 outbreak (fiscal, monetary and macroeconomic) taken by the
Armenian government to limit the socio-economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, please consult the section dedicated to Armenia in the IMF’s Policy Tracker platform.
Support plan for businesses

For the information on the local business support scheme and taxation measures established by the Armenian government to help businesses to deal with the economic impacts of the COVID-19 epidemic on their activity, please refer to the dedicated page on the government’s portal. Specific measures to help SMEs can be consulted here.
For a general overview of international SME support policy responses to the COVID-19 outbreak refer to the World Bank's Map of SME-Support Measures in Response to COVID-19.

Support plan for exporters

At the moment the official government sources do not provide any information on the specific programs for Armenian exporting companies put in place by the national government following the COVID-19 epidemic outbreak. For updated information please consult the official governmental portal.

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