KGB of South Ossetia has stated difficult epidemic situation in Georgia

Fri, 27/11/2020 - 23:50

The KGB of South Ossetia records a difficult epidemiological situation in neighboring Georgia, which, according to the intelligence service, has become the world leader in terms of the percentage of the population infected with COVID-19.

"More than three thousand new cases of the disease are recorded every day. Since the beginning of the pandemic, more than 100 thousand infections have been detected, more than a thousand people have died. Due to the deteriorating epidemiological situation, the health sector cannot properly cope with such a huge number of patients," the statement said. on the page on the social network Facebook.

The Сommittee has stated that due to the "total depreciation of the Georgian national currency, the prices of medicines and medical services have increased to such an extent that medical services have become unavailable to the majority of the Georgian population".

"Some Georgian politicians believe that against the background of a sharp increase in cases of coronavirus infection, the impending repeated lockdown may result in the collapse of state institutions and the complete destruction of the country's economic life, which will lead to widespread bankruptcy and mass unemployment of the population," the authors of the text note.

In addition, the report says, "the Georgian leadership was not able to provide a concrete plan to get the country affected by the pandemic out of the economic crisis."

"One of the manifestations of the irresponsible policy of official Tbilisi was a sharp drop in the standard of living in Georgian villages located along the line of the State border of South Ossetia with Georgia," the Committee said.

According to published media, Georgia is introducing new restrictions throughout the country from November 28 due to the rapid spread of the coronavirus, in particular, suspending the work of restaurants, public transport, shopping centers, markets and fitness clubs, the coordinating council said in a statement. to combat coronavirus.

The statement says that additional restrictions are being introduced in the cities of Tbilisi, Batumi, Kutaisi, Rustavi, Gori, Poti, Zugdidi, Telavi, Bakuriani, Mestia and Gudauri. Restrictions will be relaxed from December 24 to January 2, during this period shopping centers, markets and transport will be restored. From January 3 to January 15, the regulations will come into effect again, and from January 16 to the end of the month, restrictions are lifted from Monday to Friday, but will be valid on weekends.

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