79 Georgian school students return to Georgia from US amid coronavirus pandemic

  • All of the students will spend a mandatory 14-day quarantine in Tbilisi and Kakheti. Photo: Government press office

Agenda.ge, 11 Apr 2020 - 15:24, Tbilisi,Georgia

A total of 79 Georgian school students have arrived home from the United States amid the coronavirus pandemic. 

The students were first brought from the US to Qatar and afterwards they were flown from Doha to Tbilisi. 

Photo: Government press office

Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Gakharia announced yesterday that the governments of Georgia and the US made a joint decission to bring the Georgian school students back to their homes.

PM Gakharia has therefore thanked the US Ambassador to Georgia Kelly Degnan and her embassy:

Following the thermal screening at the Tbilisi International Airport and other necessary procedures, the Georgian students will now spend a mandatory 14-day quarantine in hotels in Tbilisi and Kakheti. 

Photo: Government press office

35 Armenian students who arrived on the same flight were flown to their homeland upon arrival in Tbilisi.