Georgia’s Minister of Health Ekaterine Tikaradze has tested positive for coronavirus.
The Ministry of Health reports that the Minister feels well, is in self-isolation and continues to work remotely.
Other employees of the Ministry with whom the infected Minister had contact have moved to self-isolation.
Georgia reported 1233 coronavirus cases, 1002 recoveries, and 31 deaths on Tuesday, the official figures show.
Georgian capital Tbilisi recorded the highest number of 676 Covid-19 cases within the last 24 hours, followed by the Imereti region with 126 cases and the Adjara region with 102 cases.
By Ana Dumbadze