Georgian citizen living in Italy tests positive for coronavirus

  • Georgian citizen was transferred by the medical emergency service to a hospital in Rome, where she was tested positive for the new coronavirus today. Photo: 1TV.ge.

     

Agenda.ge, 4 Mar 2020 - 18:42, Tbilisi,Georgia

The press office of the Administration of the Government of Georgia reports that a Georgian woman currently in Italy has been infected with the new coronavirus Covid-19.

The Georgian citizen who currently lives in Viterbo (city in the central Italy, Lazio region), had a high temperature. She was transferred by the medical emergency service to a hospital in Rome, where she was tested positive for the new coronavirus today. Her health condition is satisfactory for now”, said the press office of the Administration of the Government of Georgia.

Georgia warned its citizens in Italy, especially those in Lombardy, Veneto, Piedmont, Emilia Romagna and the Lazio regions to avoid public areas and observe hygienic practices as Italy faces the worst outbreak of coronavirus Covid-19 in Europe.

As of today 79 people have died from the new coronavirus in Italy.

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