Markets, public transport resume operations in Georgia today

  • Public transport is cleaned and disinfected and is ready to serve the passengers, says Tbilisi City Hall. Photo: Tbilisi City Hall., 8 Feb 2021 - 12:03, Tbilisi,Georgia

Markets and public transport have resumed operations across Georgia starting today, however will be closed on weekends due to Covid-19 restrictions, announces the government of Georgia.

There will be several Covid-19 related regulations both in markets as well as in public transport: wearing a facemask will be mandatory, and switching on air conditioning and heating is prohibited in buses.

Open markets, public transport will not work on the weekends. 

Gotsiridze metro station, Turtle Lake and Rike-Narikala ropeways are exceptions, as they will remain closed due to repairs.

The movement of private vehicles on bus lanes, which was allowed while the movement of public transport was suspended, is banned again starting today. 

Public transport was not serving passengers due to the spread of the coronavirus since November 28, 2020.