Schools to remain closed in Georgia until April 21

  • Schools in Georgia were closed at the end of February to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Photo: Nino Alavidze/, 23 Mar 2020 - 15:16, Tbilisi,Georgia

Schools around the country and high educational institutions will remain closed until April 21 to prevent the spread of coronavirus. 

Lessons, lectures, trainings, conferences or seminars will only be allowed to be held online. 

The government has also banned all types of cultural and sports events. 

Since February 26, 2020 Georgia has had 54 confirmed cases of the respiratory infection, including eight individuals who have recovered [five have been discharged]. .

As of now 3,254 people are under quarantine in Georgia, and 233 others in hospitals.