Coordination Council Announces New Decisions Regarding COVID Restrictions

The Interagency Coordination Council today announced new decisions regarding the coronavirus-related restrictions across the country. 

Based on the decision of the Council: 

  • Municipal transport, schools, shops and trading facilities will be reopened in Batumi, Zugdidi, Poti, Gori and Telavi from February 1. On weekends, during February, there will be no transport and food outlets and shops will be on remote mode, as they used to be;
  • From February 1, outdoor eateries will be opened in Adjara - organization/celebration of weddings or other large parties remains limited;
  • Eateries in other regions will continue to operate as they do today;
  • From February 1, shops and shopping centers will resume operations in Tbilisi, Kutaisi and Rustavi;
  • From February 1, all airlines will resume flights to all destinations - but in compliance with regulations;
  • Indoor and outdoor fairs will open in all cities from February 15;
  • From March 1, it is planned to restore schools and transport in Tbilisi, Kutaisi and Rustavi;
  • From March 1, it is planned to open kindergartens and return students to universities and vocational schools - although the deadline may change;
  • The curfew remains in force until March 1 - movement is prohibited from 21:00 to 05:00;
  • All other restrictions remain in force, including restrictions on ski resorts;
  • Intercity transport will remain limited;
  • Face masks, queues, social distance, etc. are still mandatory for facilities that open. 
22 January 2021 14:00