People entering and leaving Batumi will undergo thermal screening – if a high temperature is detected, individuals will be tested for coronavirus, said Natia Mezvrishvili, the head of the government administration earlier today.
Georgia has reported 196 new cases of the coronavirus earlier today, the highest figure since the country confirmed its first case of COVID-19 at the end of February.
145 of the 196 new patients are from the Adjara region of western Georgia.
Georgia has had 2,758 cases of the coronavirus. 1,412 of the 2,758 patients have recovered, while 19 others have died.
As of today, 1,327 individuals remain infected with COVID-19 in the country.
Despite the recent surge in the infections, the country has no plans to declare a nationwide lockdown.