Extended testing for coronavirus started in the villages of Gardabani. A group of epidemiologists is mobilized on the spot since morning.
As the mayor of Gardabani municipality Ramaz Budaghashvili told report.ge, at the moment, PCR testing of the population is underway in the village of Karajalar.
According to him, testing is planned in two more villages of the municipality.
"PCR tests are underway. There are 14 confirmed cases in this village. We know the direct contacts, and all are transferred to quarantine spaces. We are checking to prevent the spread of the infection," the mayor of Gardabani said.
Specialists say that in terms of the spread of coronavirus, the situation in Gardabani is noteworthy, which is why testing started in the first place.
Whether the decision to close Gardabani will be made will be announced today at the Coordination Council meeting.
There are 23 cases of coronavirus in Gardabani municipality.