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Coronavirus: total number of recoveries reaches 50 in Georgia

2020.04.08 19:45 GMT

The total number of recoveries from the coronavirus has reached 50 in Georgia, reports.

Georgian citizens over 60 to get a pneumococcal vaccine

2020.04.06 17:44 GMT

“Georgian citizens over 60 will be vaccinated with a type of pneumococcal vaccine,” Health Minister Ekaterine Tikaradze said at today’s briefing, reports.

Government, Georgian Dream MPs to give third of salaries to fight coronavirus

2020.04.03 17:51 GMT

The ruling Georgian Dream party members in the Georgian government as well as in the Parliament will transfer 1/3 of their monthly salaries to the StopCov fund for three months, ruling party MP Irakli Kobakhidze said.

Coronavirus cases increase in Georgia

2020.03.24 19:06 GMT

Georgia has reported three more cases of coronavirus in the evening, increasing the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 70, including nine individuals who have recovered, Trend reports via Georgian media.

Georgia to totally close air transportation due to coronavirus

2020.03.20 16:18 GMT

Georgia is completely shutting down air transportation starting from March 21 in order to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, Prime Minister's Advisor for Foreign Affairs Irakli Chikovani said, Trend reports via Georgian media.

Georgia to close borders with Armenia and Azerbaijan for 10 days

2020.03.13 17:11 GMT

Georgia-Armenia and Georgia-Azerbaijan borders will be temporarily closed for 10 days from March 14.

Georgian universities may suspend work due to coronavirus

2020.02.29 17:16 GMT

The Ministry of Education of Georgia recommended all universities to postpone the spring semester due to the spread of the coronavirus infection in the country.

Georgia reports first coronavirus case with man traveling from Iran, crossed the border from Azerbaijan

2020.02.26 19:17 GMT

Georgia on Wednesday reported the first case of coronavirus in the country, the health minister said, APA reports quoting Reuters.

Film director Giorgi Shengelaia passes away

2020.02.17 16:15 GMT

Georgian film director and actor Giorgi Shengelaia has passed away at the age of 82, Vestnik Kavkaza reports citing Georgian media.

Georgia's Ex-Prosecutor General proposed again to post

2020.02.07 15:47 GMT

Former Georgian Prosecutor-General Irakli Shotadze has been selected among four shortlisted candidates for the same post by the Prosecutorial Council.

Leading U.S. school to be opened in Georgia

2020.02.03 18:23 GMT

Webster University will open its first campus in the region in Georgia, the Georgian Business and Technology University (BTU) announced.

Georgia to produce first electric cars in August

2020.01.28 15:52 GMT

The electric car factory in Kutaisi, Georgia, will produce its first electric car in August, State Representative in Imereti Zviad Shalamberidze said.

Batumi former mayor sentenced to 7 years in prison

2020.01.27 17:40 GMT

The former mayor of Georgia’s Batumi Giorgi Ermakov has been sentenced to seven years in prison for abuse of authority and misspending of more than $1million of state funds while in office.

Five minors die in road accident in Adjara

2019.12.25 17:01 GMT

Five minors, 17-year-old boys, have died in a road accident in the Mtirala Park of Adjara region, in western Georgia earlier today, according to

About 9 million tourists arrived in Georgia - Azerbaijanis make up the majority

2019.12.05 20:33 GMT

The rate of Azerbaijani tourists visiting Georgia has increased by 7%, Fineko/

Special Forces used tear gas to disperse protesters in Tbilisi , 18 detained

2019.11.18 15:20 GMT

18 people were detained during a protest rally around a parliament building in Tbilisi, APA reports citing Georgian Ministry of Internal Affairs.

Georgian prisoners now to be employed in public service

2019.10.31 17:36 GMT

For the first time in Georgia prisoners will be employed in public service and receive income from the state budget.

New head appointed to Georgian State Security Service

2019.10.17 18:29 GMT

The Georgian parliament has approved Grigol Liluashvili as the new head of the Georgian State Security Service (SSS), replacing Vakhtang Gomelauri in the role, Trend reports via the Georgian media outlets.

David Zalkaliani: "Georgia is in favor of resuming direct flights with Russia"

2019.10.05 20:32 GMT

Georgia is in favor of resuming direct flights with Russia, Georgian Foreign Minister David Zalkaliani told reporters on Friday, adding that Georgia would welcome such a decision from Moscow, TASS reports.

15th Black Sea Conference held in Georgia

2019.09.11 16:04 GMT

The 15th Black Sea Search and Rescue Conference has opened in Batumi, Trend reports citing the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia.

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