Georgia reports 5 new cases of coronavirus, four are imported

  • As of today more than 4,800 people are under quarantine in Georgia. Photo: Nino Alavidze/, 9 Jul 2020 - 11:36, Tbilisi,Georgia

Georgia has reported five new cases of the coronavirus earlier today, bringing the total number of cases to 968.

844 of the 968 patients have recovered, while 15 others have died. 

As of today 109 people remain infected with COVID-19 in Georgia.

Photo: coronavirus live update.

Four of the five new cases are imported (truck drivers), while the remaining one tested positive for the coronavirus inside the country. The individual was under quarantine.

Georgia has decided to open borders unconditionally for Germany, France, Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia starting August. 

All five countries have also opened borders for Georgia.

Photo: coronavirus live update.

In addition, Georgia is on a list of countries to enter the European Union as of July 1.