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COVID-19: Georgia reports 10,230 new cases of Coronavirus, 48 fatalities

The Health Ministry of Georgia said that the country had reported 10,230 new cases of COVID-19, with 7,223 recoveries and 48 deaths in the last 24 hours. According to the Health Ministry of Georgia, the positivity rate for the past seven days stands at 27.73 per cent.

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The Health Ministry of Georgia said that the country had reported 10,230 new cases of COVID-19, with 7,223 recoveries and 48 deaths in the last 24 hours. According to the Health Ministry of Georgia, the positivity rate for the past seven days stands at 27.73 per cent.

Overall, there are currently 130,229 active cases of COVID-19 throughout the country. 

Moreover, according to health authorities, a total of 40,504 tests were conducted all over the country within the last 24 hours, out of which 25,251 were rapid antigen tests, and the remaining 15,253 were PCR tests.

Around 3,294 vaccinations have been administered within the last 24 hours.

Since February 26, 2020, the country has recorded a total of 1,575,999 cases of COVID-19. Out of 1,575,999 cases of Coronavirus, a total of 1,429,763 patients have recovered, while 16,981 people have succumbed to it.

The new 10,230 cases of COVID-19 were recorded in several parts of the country. 

  • Tbilisi – 4,305 cases 
  • Adjara – 523 cases 
  • Imereti – 1,662 cases 
  • Kvemo Kartli – 541 cases 
  • Shida Kartli – 638 cases 
  • Guria – 424 cases 
  • Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti – 779 cases 
  • Kakheti – 842 cases 
  • Mtskheta-Mtianeti – 218 cases 
  • Samtskhe-Javakheti – 208 cases 
  • Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti – 90 cases

The new Omicron variant of Coronavirus accounts for about 85% of confirmed Covid-19 cases.

Furthermore, there are currently 5,252 patients who are undergoing treatment in hospitals in Georgia, while 124,142 people are undergoing treatment at home and by consulting their family doctors.

Besides this, 1,156 people infected with COVID-19 are in critical condition, out of which 278 people are on artificial ventilation. 

Until now, around 33.5% of the total population of Georgia has been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, which accounts for 12.4L people. As of now, around 28.9L doses of vaccine has been given.

Furthermore, the Georgian government have also decided to ease up the COVID-19 related limitations on public events and gatherings from March onwards, including club venues being allowed to operate at reduced capacity, to weddings, conferences and other gatherings permitted. 

The Interagency Coordination Council revealed this move on Monday, which oversees pandemic-related rules and regulations in Georgia.

Moreover, on Tuesday, the National Centre for Disease Control of Georgia also Announced that Georgia would receive up to 50,000 doses of the Pfizer vaccine for Covid-19, designated for children aged between five to twelve years, in the 2nd quarter of the year to curb the COVID-19.

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