The 13rd Battalion Control over Two Locations in Akhaltsikhe
2 April 2020

The military servicemen of Georgian Defense Forces actively control over two locations in Akhaltsikhe in order to prevent spread of new coronavirus.

The 13rd Battalion of I Infantry Brigade of East Command monitors all incoming and outgoing citizens at Akhaltsikhe checkpoints in coordination with the MIA forces.

Military check all vehicles coming from Borjomi-Khashuri highway or from Ninotsminda and Kartsakhi directions. Defense Forces control citizens at the both checkpoints, according to the stiffen emergency conditions. Special medical centers are locates on the ground where the military doctors conduct first medical check and thermal screening for each citizen. In case of necessity the medical doctors are mobilized to render first medical aid to a citizen. Soldiers also give recommendations to the population on prevention measures of coronavirus. The CBRN team disinfects all incoming and outgoing vehicles with special solutions as well.

After declaring universal quarantine throughout Georgia, Defense Forces control over eleven cities together with the MIA forces.

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