ArmInfo. Georgia will not be able to open the border for tourists from countries with a high prevalence of coronavirus, including from Armenia. This was stated by the head of the National Center for Disease Control Amiran Gamkrelidze on the air of Pirveli TV company.
"First of all, tourists will be from "green" countries. The tourism department is working in this direction. Bilateral agreements with countries with minimal risk will be drawn up. Certain procedures are also being developed - which test a tourist must pass before arrival. Many countries have already introduced these rules. For example, our citizens who go to Turkey for treatment should undergo a PCR test no earlier than 48 hours [before crossing the border]. Also, after crossing the border in Georgia, some monitoring will be carried out over tourists>, he said, the Echo of the Caucasus reports. It was previously reported that Georgia could launch a "safe corridor" for tourists from Israel, Austria, the Czech Republic and Ukraine. The number of coronavirus cases in Armenia over the past 24 hours has increased by 210, totaling 9492. The country's Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan and members of his family are among the infected.
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