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Foreigners will be required to present PCR test results when entering Georgia

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The FINANCIAL — The Prime Minister of Georgia, Giorgi Gakharia announced that all foreign citizens entering Georgia, including from Germany, France, Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia to which Georgia has opened borders unconditionally, will be obliged to obtain PCR test results taken in the last 72 hours before departure, from September 15. Gakharia said that the decision was made in order to protect the health of Georgian citizens, as we well as foreigners. In addition, Gakharia announced that the government is decreasing the time of quarantine and from now on individuals entering Georgia will have to spend eight days instead of 12 in…

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Foreigners will be required to present PCR test results when entering Georgia

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The FINANCIAL — The Prime Minister of Georgia, Giorgi Gakharia announced that all foreign citizens entering Georgia, including from Germany, France, Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia to which Georgia has opened borders unconditionally, will be obliged to obtain PCR test results taken in the last 72 hours before departure, from September 15. Gakharia said that the decision was…

Schools and universities to reopen on September 15 in Georgia

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The FINANCIAL — Based on the analysis of the current epidemiological situation, the Interagency Coordination Council under the chairmanship of the Prime Minister has decided to start the learning process in schools and universities on September 15 as usual, in classrooms and auditoria. Head of the Operations Comman and Head of the Tourism Administration presented a report…

Hundreds of tourists are placed in quarantine in Tenerife

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The FINANCIAL — Hundreds of holidaymakers, mainly from northern Europe, are placed in quarantine as a result of an outbreak of the novel coronavirus in Tenerife which is  the most populated island of Spain. Authorities in Tenerife said Wednesday that 106 of the 723 guests at the resort could be released.  Three more people have tested…

Diamond Princess cruise “failed” quarantine and ship became floating incubator for the coronavirus

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The FINANCIAL – Diamond Princess coronavirus quarantine was not perfect as cruise ship went from having 10 cases of the novel coronavirus to more than 690. Poor hygiene practices helped spread the virus, also 23 passengers were let off Diamond Princess without additional coronavirus tests. Passengers on the Diamond Princess cruise ship got their first…