the First case of infection with coronavirus identified among tourists in Abkhazia. This was reported in the Facebook account of the Republican Ministry of health.

the Ministry said that the infected tourist taken for treatment in Russia.

Since the beginning of the pandemic COVID-19 in Abkhazia recorded 134 infected. 38 of them recovered and three died.

Russia opened the state border with Abkhazia on 1 August, the corresponding order was signed by Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin. As of today, the Russians are free to travel to Abkhazia, and the citizens of this country — in Russia. Later in the Internet appeared the video, which depicted a car queue on the border between the two countries. It became known that people wishing to get from the Republic to the Russian territory are in the queue for several hours.