Public Health Expert and Healthcare Advisor to the UN Secretary-General Giorgi Pkhakadze advises his compatriots to wish the Happy New Year to one another remotely this year to have lots of new years ahead.
In Pkhakadze's words, lifted coronavirus restrictions now may have negative consequences later.
Georgia recorded 2,501 cases in the past 24 hours to bring the total tally to 164,976. A total of 3,988 patients have recovered, with their number increasing to 137,499.
The country has registered 1,540 deaths (36 recent).