Saknakhshiri coal mining company shuts down for two weeks as 144 employees test positive for Covid-19

  • Saknakhshiri announces that a PCR test revealed 144 employees had coronavirus. Photo: Saknakhshiri.

Agenda.ge, 17 Nov 2020 - 13:47, Tbilisi,Georgia

Georgia's Saknakhshiri coal mining company has suspended its activities for two weeks due to the infection rate of its employees with Covid-19, announces the company.

Saknakhshiri announces that a PCR test revealed 144 employees had coronavirus. 

Due to the severe epidemiological situation in Georgia, Saknakhshiri consistently conducts employee testing and actively carries out disinfection works. On November 13 all employees of our company (1,170 individuals) took aPCR test. So far the test results of 1,114 employees are known, of which 144 are positive", reads the statement.

Now the employees of Saknakhshiri are in self-isolation. 

After two weeks all of them will take a PCR test to make sure they are not infected with Covid-19 anymore. 

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