March 21, 2020 / 10:26 AM / 13 days ago

Georgian PM has asked president to declare one-month emergency

TBILISI (Reuters) - Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Gakharia said on Saturday he had asked the country’s president to declare an emergency situation due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Gakharia said the measure, which is due to be approved by parliament after the president’s approval, would be introduced for one month.

Georgia reported 47 cases of coronavirus as of Saturday. One patient recovered.

Reporting by Margarita Antidze; editing by Alexander Smith

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