Restrictions to be Eased from February 8: What Remains Banned

Based on the decision of the Georgian government, the easing of coronavirus-related restrictions will be launched on February 8.

Prime Minister Giorgi Gakharia stated at the government session held today, February 4, that the decision to ease the restrictions was made taking into account the improved epidemiological situation.

Which restrictions will be eased: 

On February 8, operation of municipal transport will be resumed in all cities of Georgia, including Tbilisi (this does not apply to intercity transport);

From February 8, fairs and public markets will open up; 

From February 15, restaurants will be able to serve customers in open spaces. 

From February 15, the education process will be resumed in school buildings in all cities of Georgia. 

What remains prohibited:

Transport, shopping malls, shops, fairs and restaurants will be closed on weekends;

Fitness clubs, swimming pools, cinemas, entertainment centers, bars, nightclubs will remain closed;

The curfew still remains in force between the hours of 21:00 and 05:00;

No intercity transport;

Large-scale ritual events (weddings, funerals, etc.).

By Ana Dumbadze 

04 February 2021 12:42