Georgia reports just one new case of coronavirus

As of May 19, 234 people remain infected with COVID-19 in Georgia. Photo: Interior Ministry press office., 19 May 2020 - 11:20, Tbilisi,Georgia

Georgia has reported just one new case of the coronavirus earlier today, bringing the total number of cases to 702.

465 of the 702 patients have recovered, while 12 others have died since the outbreak of the infection. 

As of today, 234 people remain infected with COVID-19 in Georgia. 

Photo: Coronavirus Live Update.

Several villages in the Bolnisi municipality of eastern Georgia, which have been under strict lockdown for two months, opened earlier today.

The villages are: Nakhiduri, Parizi, Tsurtavi, Tamarisi, Khidiskuri, Mukhrana, Balakhauri and Mtskneti. 

Yesterday, the municipality of Marneuli in eastern Georgia, which has been under lockdown for 56 days, opened. 

However, curfew in Bolnisi and Marneuli municipalities and nationwide remains in force.  

Photo: Coronavirus Live Update.

Starting yesterday, the restriction which banned the gathering of more than three people, has been lifted. However, gatherings of more than 10 people are banned. 

The restriction which banned more than three people in a vehicle still remains in force. 

Starting yesterday beauty salons and aesthetic medicine centers opened. However, clients will have to book services beforehand and wear a face mask.