Georgia cancels direct flights with Italy
To prevent the spread of the coronavirus in Georgia, the country has canceled direct flights with Italy, announced the government of Georgia, and issued specific restrictions for both Georgian and foreign citizens coming to the country.
"When returning from WHO-recognised high-risk countries to Georgia, Georgian and foreign citizens are obliged to undergo an intensive check-up at the border crossing points and to undergo a mandatory 14-day quarantine procedure. They should provide a PCR certificate of coronavirus (COVID-19) issued by the relevant laboratory of the country of departure and, in the case of transit, by the relevant laboratory of the country of transit", read the report.
The virus in Georgia has mostly been detected in travelers who have visited Italy recently. Currently, 15 people tested positive for the COVID-19 in Georgia.
Georgia has already canceled flights with Iran and China, while Wizz Air and Ryanair and Wizz Air have also decreased the number of flights from Georgia to several Italian cities.