Black Sea seaside areas not expected to close amid coronavirus outbreak

  • No new cases of the coronavirus have been reported in the Adjara region in the last seven days. Photo: Nino Alavidze/Agenda.ge.

Agenda.ge, 7 May 2020 - 17:34, Tbilisi,Georgia

Closure of the Black Sea seaside areas is not expected at this point amid the coronavirus outbreak.

The Chairman of the Government of Adjara Tornike Rijvadze noted that social distancing will be monitored on the beach and added that he is sure that Georgian citizens as well as tourists will take into account social distancing to be safe.

No new cases of the coronavirus have been reported in the Adjara region in the last seven days. The results of 280 laboratory tests entered in the laboratories were negative, reported the Ministry of Health of Adjara.

1,510 citizens are remaining placed under quarantine in the Adjara region, while 230 persons have left quarantine spaces today. 17 infected people remain in Medalpha hospital. As of today, 5,200 people have left quarantine in the Adjara region overall.

Batumi received the title of ‘Europe’s Leading Emerging Tourism Destination’ at the World Travel Awards (WTA) ceremony held in Madeira, Portugal on June 9, 2019.

Georgia’s Black Sea region hosted almost two million travellers in 2018.

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