81 of 1,500 inspected schools don’t meet COVID-19 safety standards in Georgia

  • Head of Georgia’s National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) Amiran Gamkrelidze said today that sanitary deficiencies should not be present in schools. Schoolchildren should be able to wash their hands frequently and also use hand sanitizers at schools. Photo: Nino Alavidze/Agenda.ge.

Agenda.ge, 10 Sep 2020 - 18:36, Tbilisi,Georgia

Out of 1,500 schools inspected by the Labor Inspection Department, 81 don’t meet COVID-19 safety standards developed by the Georgian Health Ministry, said Beka Peradze, the head of the department.

Peradze also noted that out of 1,500 inspected schools, only 614 were allowed to continue their studies on September 15.

Inspecting of Georgian schools continues. As of today, 1,500 schools have been inspected, out of which the Labour Inspection Department has issued licenses to 614  schools, while the rest are continuing the inspection process. The department is waiting for certain results to make the right decisions regarding the rest of the schools.

Head of Georgia’s National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) Amiran Gamkrelidze said today that sanitary deficiencies should not be present in schools. Schoolchildren should be able to wash their hands frequently and also use hand sanitizers at schools.

Prime Minister Giorgi Gakharia has called on teachers and employees of educational institutions to refrain from going to workplaces for two weeks if they have been in the Ajara region from August 15,

Georgia has reported a record 57 new cases of the coronavirus earlier today, out of which five patients are from the cluster of candy shop Dona in Batumi in the Ajara region of Georgia. 14 other patients were also infected in Batumi, while 18 others had contact with infected individuals.

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