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COVID-19: Georgia reports 9,400 new cases with 34 deaths

The Georgian Health Ministry said that the country has recorded 9,400 new cases of Coronavirus, with 18,770 recoveries and 34 deaths in the past 24 hours. According to health authorities, the positivity rate for the last seven days stands at 29.7 per cent.

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The Georgian Health Ministry said that the country has recorded 9,400 new cases of COVID-19, with 18,770 recoveries and 34 deaths in the past 24 hours. According to health authorities, the positivity rate for the last seven days stands at 29.7 per cent.

As of now, there are currently 144,477 active cases of Coronavirus throughout the country.

Moreover, according to the Health Ministry, a total of 32,470 tests were conducted throughout the country within the past 24 hours. Among them, 18,284 were rapid antigen tests, and the remaining 14,186 were PCR tests.

Since February 26, 2020, the country has recorded a total of 1,548,893 cases of Coronavirus. Out of 1,548,893 cases of Covid-19, a total of 1,388,534 patients have recovered, while 15,856 people have succumbed to it.

The new 9,400 cases of COVID-19 were recorded in several parts of the country. 

  • Tbilisi – 4,323 cases 
  • Adjara – 611 cases 
  • Imereti – 1,440 cases
  • Kvemo Kartli – 511 cases 
  • Shida Kartli – 464 cases 
  • Guria – 344 cases 
  • Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti – 661 cases 
  • Kakheti – 723 cases
  • Mtskheta-Mtianeti – 157 cases
  • Samtskhe-Javakheti – 122 cases
  • Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti – 44 cases

Furthermore, there are currently 5,633 patients who are undergoing treatment in hospitals in Georgia, while 137,912 individuals are undergoing treatment at homes by consulting their family doctors.

Besides this, 1,254 infected people are in critical condition, out of which 289 people are on artificial ventilation. 

Until now, around 33.4% of the total population of Georgia has been fully vaccinated, which accounts for 12.4L people. As of now, around 28.8L doses of vaccine has been administered.

Earlier this month, the Georgian government also reduced the self-isolation and quarantine period to 5 days for some specific patients employed in some particular government fields. Moreover, on Tuesday, the government has announced that they have allowed to re-open nightspots from March 5-6 with a maximum of 60%.

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