Amid the spread of the new coronavirus, the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia decided to establish checkpoints using barbed wire at the entrances to the seven largest cities of the country. This was reported by the correspondent of the newspaper "Vzglyad" in Tbilisi.
Starting March 31, the Georgian Ministry of Internal Affairs, with the support of army units, has been establishing roadblocks using barbed wire at the entrances to the seven largest cities of the country. Also, from 21:00 on March 31, a curfew is introduced in the country, which will be valid until 6:00 in the morning. The state of emergency in the country was introduced 10 days ago.
In addition, from 8:00 a.m. on March 31, general quarantine is introduced in Georgia, which completely cancels the operation of public transport, including the metro. It is forbidden to leave home without an identity card, persons over 70 years old are completely forbidden to leave home, except in cases of going to a pharmacy or a store. It is forbidden to gather more than three people, and no more than three customers at a time are allowed into stores.
A fine of 3 thousand lari (more than $ 900) is applied to violators, and 15 thousand lari to a legal entity. In case of repeated violation - a prison term (up to three years). Dozens of fines reported.
To date, according to official data in Georgia, 108 cases of the new coronavirus, 21 people have recovered.