Georgian Servicemen Test Negative for Coronavirus

As a result of the tests taken at the Lugar Laboratory, the military personnel tested negative for coronavirus, the Defense Ministry of Georgia reports.

The Ministry representatives have explained that none of the servicemen has tested positive for coronavirus at this time.

"A decision was made yesterday to transfer five military servicemen from Tbilisi First University Clinic to the Gori Military Hospital, where they are provided with appropriate medical services.

"As a result of the tests taken at the Lugar Laboratory, they tested negative for coronavirus.

"It is noteworthy that the World Health Organization rated the level of hospital preparation and control of coronavirus infection as the highest. We again urge the media and other professional groups not to spread information in advance and not to describe the medical preventive measure as a confirmed case of the virus," the Defense Ministry said in the statement. 

Yesterday, five Georgian servicemen were transferred to the Gori Military Hospital with suspicious symptoms.  

By Ana Dumbadze 


27 March 2020 12:30