Amid a significant growth in tourism, the U.S. Department of State urges its citizens to refrain from traveling to Georgia due to increased COVID-19 cases, the risk of crime, civil unrest. It’s worth mentioning that the report is dated June 16, when the 7-day rolling average of daily COVID-19 cases stood at 704 and attacks on foreigners were not frequent.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued a Level 4 travel certificate for Georgia, indicating a very high level of COVID-19 in the country. The was issued by the US Department of State — Bureau of Consular Affairs.
The US State Department warns US citizens not to travel to the Russian-occupied regions of Georgia, South Ossetia, and Abkhazia because of the risk of crime, civil unrest and mines.
reads the statement.