Daily COVID Updates: Georgia reports 6,236 new cases, 43 deaths

The Health Ministry of Georgia said the country had reported 7,482 new cases of COVID-19, with 14,603 recoveries and 32 deaths in the last 24 hours. The daily positivity rate in  stands at 18.38% daily.

Since February 26, 2020, the country has registered a total of 1,598,172 cases of Coronavirus. Out of 1,598,172 cases of COVID-19, a total of 1,477,481 patients have recovered, while 16,097 people have succumbed to it.

Overall, there are currently 104,568 active cases of Coronavirus throughout the country. 

Around 2,681 vaccinations have been administered within the last 24 hours.

The new 7,482 cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in several parts of the country. 

  • Tbilisi – 2,619 cases
  • Adjara – 371 cases
  • Imereti – 1,019 cases
  • Kvemo Kartli – 309 cases
  • Shida Kartli – 427 cases
  • Guria – 293 cases
  • Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti – 468 cases
  • Kakheti – 402 cases
  • Mtskheta-Mtianeti – 137 cases
  • Samtskhe-Javakheti – 124 cases
  • Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti – 67 cases

In Georgia, the new Omicron variant of Coronavirus accounts for about 85% of confirmed Covid-19 cases.

Besides this, 1,108 people infected with COVID-19 are in critical condition, out of which 283 people are on artificial ventilation. 

As of today, 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.

In addition, the Georgian administration has also decided to lift some COVID-19 related limitations on gatherings and public events from March onwards, including club venues being allowed to operate at reduced capacity, to weddings, conferences and other gatherings permitted. 

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

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

Zurab Kvaratskhelia

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