"There is a serious pandemic outside China, including Italy then Iran and Spain," the head of the National Center for Disease Control and Public Health stated. As for Georgia, according to Amiran Gamkrelidze, from 1073 studied cases, only 43 got identified with coronavirus, most of them being imported.
The head of the National Center for Disease Control and Public Health made the statement after the meeting with the Prime Minister of Georgia. He said that together with Giorgi Gakhria, they talked about various scenarios and issues, including what steps the country could take to prevent the development of an epidemic.
According to Gamkrelidze, the country has so far taken the right steps to contain the infection.