Wednesday, April 1 10:40 GMT+4 – Five New Cases Take Total to 115, Number of Recoveries Hits 22 According to the state-run website StopCov.ge updates, five more people have tested positive for COVID-19, increasing the total number of cases to 115, while one new recovery has brought the number of recovered patients to 22. Tuesday, March […]
Voter records for around 4.9 million Georgian nationals (including deceased citizens) were exposed on a hacking forum on Saturday, March 28, ZDNet, a tech news website reported. The leaked data reportedly contains personal information such as “full names, home addresses, dates of birth, ID numbers, and cellphone numbers” of registered Georgian voters. The leak was […]
The Co-Chairs of the Geneva International Discussions (GDI), UN Representative Cihan Sultanoğlu, Special Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office for the South Caucasus Rudolf Michalka, and EU Special Representative for the South Caucasus and the Crisis in Georgia Toivo Klaar released a statement on March 31, in which they are calling for “greater cooperation across dividing […]
The Human Rights and Monitoring Center (EMC), a local watchdog, has applied to Batumi City Court to defend the interests of Shorena Glonti and Maia Merkviladze, respectively, former head and deputy head of newsroom of Adjara TV and Radio Company, a Batumi-based public broadcaster. The organization clarifies that the claimants demand reinstatement to their previous […]
Georgia’s real GDP grew by 2.2% year-on-year in February, according to preliminary data released by the National Statistics Office (Geostat) on March 31. According to the report, real growth was registered in the following sectors: wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles; Information and communication; real estate activities; accommodation and food service. […]
A performance of Ludwig van Beethoven's Ode to Joy by the Tbilisi Youth Orchestra celebrated the 250th anniversary of the birth of the composer despite self-isolation of the performers amid the COVID-19 outbreak.
Specialists from foreign states are consulting Georgian epidemiologists on their success in containing the coronavirus, announced the head of Tbilisi Infectious Disease Hospital Tengiz Tsertsvadze on Imedi TV’s 'Imedis Kvira'.
Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Gakharia has announced a nationwide curfew starting tomorrow at 8 a.m, ‘to effectively contain the spread of coronavirus in Georgia’. Speaking at a special briefing earlier today, Gakharia said that the government has made ‘fast, brave and effective’ decisions to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, that is why the country has […]
Georgian Defence Force servicemembers are ensuring quarantine conditions in eastern Georgia's Marneuli and Bolnisi municipalities using equipment provided by partners from the United States and Germany.