Georgia declares State of Emergency amid Coronavirus

Georgia declares State of Emergency amid Coronavirus
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  • calendar-gray 21 March 2020

Georgia declares a State of Emergency for a month, until April 21, amid coronavirus concerns, Prime Minister Giorgi Gakharia announced at a special briefing today, APA reports citing Georgia Today. 

"The Georgian government is applying to the President today to introduce a State of Emergency for the whole country for one month, until April 21, 2020," PM said.

The declaration of a State of Emergency is linked to a new coronavirus that has been raging throughout the world for almost three months for now. 

The number of confirmed cases of coronavirus has reached 47 in Georgia. 

Currently, there are 1966 people in quarantine and 259 citizens under examination in hospitals throughout the country.

1 out of 47 people has already recovered and been discharged from the hospital.

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