State of emergency has been lifted in Georgia

State of emergency has been lifted in Georgia
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  • calendar-gray 23 May 2020

Georgia has lifted a state of emergency due to a new type of coronavirus pandemic, APA's local bureau reports..

According to the decision of the Georgian government, the state of emergency will not be applied in the whole country from May 23.

A state of emergency was declared in the neighboring country on March 21 in connection with the COVID-19 pandemic. Due to the deteriorating epidemiological situation in the country, Georgian President Salome Zurabishvili signed an order on April 17 to extend the state of emergency until May 10. On April 22, the Georgian parliament supported President Salome Zurabishvili's order to extend the state of emergency in the country until May 22.

The first coronavirus infection in Georgia was registered on February 26. Since that date, the number of confirmed infections in the country has reached 723.

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