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Georgian Prime Minister Gharibashvili Says He Has Tested Positive For Coronavirus

Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili (file photo)

TBILISI -- Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Gharibashvili says he has tested positive for the coronavirus and is in isolation.

Gharibashvili wrote on Facebook on April 6 that he felt "good" and continued to work remotely despite the positive test result.

In the last 24 hours, 897 new cases of COVID-19 were registered in the South Caucasus contry.

As of April 6, the total number of registered cases in Georgia is 284,958, with deaths from the illness at 3,832.