OREANDA-NEWS. In Georgia, due to the deterioration of the epidemiological situation, municipal transport was stopped from 3 to 13 May. The government also banned citizens from visiting the graves of relatives from May 2 to 5. For violation of this ban, a fine of 2,000 thousand lari (about $600) is imposed.

In Georgia, there is a curfew from 21.00 to 5.00 and the work of large shopping centers is limited on weekends. According to Amiran Gamkrelidze, director of the National Center for Disease Control, there has been a significant increase in cases of COVID-19 infection in Georgia in recent weeks, so new restrictions may be introduced.

According to the Ministry of Health, a total of 312,954 cases of infection have been detected in Georgia since the beginning of the epidemic, and 4,163 people have died. According to the «Worldometer» website, since the beginning of the spread of the coronavirus, the infection has been detected in more than 153 million people on the planet. More than 3.2 million people have died with a confirmed diagnosis of COVID-19. Almost 131 million patients have recovered.