EU allocates €183 mln to Georgia in fight against coronavirus

  • The EU has allocated funds for EaP states in the fight against the coronavirus. Photo: Nino Alavidze/, 9 Apr 2020 - 12:45, Tbilisi,Georgia

The EU will allocate 183 million euros for Georgia in the fight against the coronavirus, Director for the EU's Eastern Neighbourhood Lawrence Meredith has tweeted. 

He stated that the EU is providing €80 million in immediate and €883 million in short term support to Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine. 

Georgia has confirmed six new cases of the coronavirus earlier today, bringing the total number of cases to 214. 

Of the 214, 50 have recovered, three have died, while two others were foreign citizens who left the country last month. 

As of today Georgia has 159 active cases of the virus.