MIA sets up checkpoints in western Georgia to prevent spread of coronavirus

  • Head of Georgia’s National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) Amiran Gamkrelidze said that the new 12 newly infected individuals from the ‘Tsageri cluster’ attended a wedding which was held in Tbilisi several days ago. Photo: MIA.

Agenda.ge, 11 Sep 2020 - 14:12, Tbilisi,Georgia

Checkpoints have been set up in two villages of Tsageri municipality in western Georgia on major roads by the Ministry of Internal Affairs in order to thermoscreen individuals entering and leaving the area.

Due to the high epidemiological risk, police checkpoints have been set up in the villages of Orbeli and Lajana. All individuals entering and leaving the mentioned villages will undergo thermal screening and mandatory PCR testing on COVID-19”, reports MIA.

MIA also mentioned that entrance to the villages of Tsageri municipality or leaving the area is not restricted and no other quarantine restrictions have been imposed there.

Head of Georgia’s National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) Amiran Gamkrelidze said that the new 12 newly infected individuals from the ‘Tsageri cluster’ attended a wedding which was held in Tbilisi several days ago.

Georgia has reported a record 87 new cases of the coronavirus earlier today.

Check the list of Georgian laboratories offering to make a test to diagnose COVID-19

Since February 26, 2020 Georgia has had 1,917 cases of the coronavirus.

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