Medics to advise Georgian citizens abroad about COVID-19 via Facebook live

Georgian citizens abroad will be able ask questions to Georgian medics via Facebook live daily starting today. Photo:, 20 Mar 2020 - 19:00, Tbilisi,Georgia

Georgian citizens living abroad will be able to consult Georgian specialists about the new coronavirus COVID-19 online starting March 20, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia reported earlier today. 

Infectious disease specialists will answer the questions of citizens via a Facebook live feed, which will be organized by Georgian diplomatic missions abroad.

The first online consultation will be held today at 17:00 pm (GMT +1), on the Facebook page of the Embassy of Georgia to Italy: 

We ask citizens to send questions about the coronavirus to," reads the statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

The schedule of the current week of online consultations for Georgian citizens in other countries is as follows: March 21 - Spain, March 22 - France.

Foreign Minister David Zalkaliani stated yesterday that the state will support Georgian citizens who are now in the EU Schengen Zone and will have to violate the legal, 90-day-term of stay due to restrictions imposed because of the coronavirus.