Adjara TV employee tests positive for COVID-19

A total of 137 new coronavirus cases were reported in Adjara region earlier today. Photo: Nino Alavidze/, 22 Sep 2020 - 23:06, Tbilisi,Georgia

An employee of Adjara TV, Batumi-based regional public television channel, has tested positive for coronavirus.

Head of Adjara TV news department Vakho Khuzmiashvili said the infected individual had direct contact with four other employees, who will go into self-isolation.

Another employee of Adjara TV had tested positive for COVID 19 earlier this month, which then caused temporary suspension of its broadcasting. 

Georgia’s Black Sea region of Adjara is one of the 'red zones' in the country due to a high number of  new coronavirus cases.

Out of 218 new cases of the coronavirus which is the highest figure on record since late February, 137 cases were reported in Adjara region earlier today.