Public transport in all large Georgian cities will resume operations from September 13 while sports competitions in the country will be held without spectators in attendance, Chief of the Operational Staff of the Interagency Coordination Council Giorgi Gibradze announced today.
Sports competitions will be held without spectators. All participants must be either vaccinated or have a PCR test conducted within 72 hours or a rapid antigen test in the last 24 hours,” Gibradze said.
The Georgian government imposed a three-week-long restrictions on August 12 as the new cases of coronavirus and daily deaths started to hit record numbers.
Public transport was scheduled to resume working on September 4, however, the country’s coordination council prolonged the restriction for one more week.
Inter-city transport has been operating and will continue to do so.
Georgia has reported 1,965 new cases of coronavirus and 50 deaths in the last 24 hours.
A total of 36,310 people remain infected with Covid-19 in Georgia.
17.1 per cent of the Georgian adult population is fully vaccinated as of September 7, while 29.8 per cent of the country’s citizens have received at least one dose of the vaccine.
Vaccination in Georgia is currently available with the Pfizer, AstraZeneca, Sinopharm and Sinocav vaccines.