First case of coronavirus confirmed in Georgia

The first case of coronavirus has been confirmed in Georgia.

The above has been declared at the extraordinary breifing by the Minister of IDPs, Health and Social Affairs.

According to her, the infected person is a Georgian citizen, who arrived in Georgia from Iran through Azerbaijan. The patient has been taken to the infectious hospital. The Minister said the patient's life is no danger.

"The government is doing its best for preventing epidemics", Ekaterine Tikaradze said.

According to Amiran Gamkrelidze, Director General of the National Center for Disease Control and Public Health, the infected person is a 50-year-old man, who returned from Iran yesterday.

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