"My assistant is in self-isolation," Ekaterine Tikaradze, the Minister of Health, told reporters.
"When his wife got diagnosed with coronavirus, he was already in isolation. Therefore, there is less danger. Research has been conducted, and no coronavirus has been confirmed," Tikaradze said.
Asked by reporters whether the situation was dangerous for her as she had contact with an assistant, Tikaradze said it was not dangerous for her.
The World Health Organization officially announced the pandemic of a new type of coronavirus, COVID-19, on March 11. The organization calls on countries to fight an aggressive disease.
From today, the Georgian government has moved to a state of emergency.
There are 24 cases of coronavirus confirmed in Georgia.
Currently, there are 295 people in quarantine and 49 in inpatient care.