State of Emergency declared in Georgia

Published in Politics
Saturday, 21 March 2020 15:42

Georgia has declared the state of emergency starting today till April 21 in connection with the situation over the novel coronavirus in the country – Prime Minister Giorgi Gakharia announced.

Prime Minister has already applied to President. Declaration of state of emergency requires approval of the parliament, which will hold the extraordinary sitting later this afternoon.

Georgia confirmed three new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) bringing the total number of the infected individuals to 47 – reads the information posted on the special web-page stopcov.ge created by the government of Georgia.

According to the latest data, 1966 remain under quarantine, while 251 under hospital supervision. Only one patient recovered from the virus.

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