In Georgia detained three of the protesters against the extension of state of emergency

TBILISI, April 23 – RIA Novosti. Law enforcement bodies of Georgia detained three and fined 14 citizens – members of the opposition political Association “Garci” held a protest action with a demand to cancel the extension of state of emergency, imposed because of the spread of coronavirus in the country, said the interior Ministry.

the protest was held in Tbilisi on the territory of former Hippodrome. On the eve of the Georgian Parliament formally approved the government’s decision and the ruling of the President about prolongation of state of emergency until may 22, which was introduced because of the coronavirus and operated until April 21. According to the interior Ministry, under the state of emergency banned demonstrations and gatherings.

“Therefore, the MIA has fined the leader of the political party “Garci” Zurab Japaridze and 14 activists of the party of 3 thousand laris (about $ 960), and three individuals were detained for petty hooliganism and disobeying the police”, – said in the Ministry statement.

the Government of Georgia declared a state of emergency, universal quarantine and a curfew from 21.00 to 6.00 (20.00-05.00 p.m. MSK). Banned travel and travel to major cities across the country until 27 April imposed a ban on the movement of all types of passenger cars. Representatives of the Georgian authorities reported that the country has moved into the phase of the internal spread of coronavirus and expect in the next 2-3 weeks of the epidemic peak.

Wednesday on a special website to monitor the disease was reported 415 cases of infection with coronavirus in the country, 107 people were cured, five died.

the world health organization on 11 March announced the outbreak of a new coronavirus infection COVID-19 pandemic. According to the latest world health organization, worldwide there were more than 2.47 million infections, more than 169 thousand people died.

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