Third Case of COVID-19 Confirmed in a Day in Georgia
21 March, 2020
Number of persons infected with coronavirus has increased to 49. The information has been posted on

1966 people are in quarantine and 259 are undergoing inpatient care. 1 out of 49 people has already recovered.

Prime Minister Giorgi Gakharia made a special press briefing where he said that state of emergency would be declared in Georgia.

President of Georgia Salome Zourabichvili has officially declared state of emergency soon afterwards.

When imposing restrictions, our democratic principles were taken into account as
much as possible, she said.

Salome Zourabichvili stressed that the restrictions will not affect rights such as freedom of expression and freedom of speech. According to her, media outlets will be able to smoothly fulfill their obligations.

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