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Daily COVID-19 Updates: Georgia reports 1,543 new cases, 20 deaths

The Georgian Health Ministry said that the nation has reported 1,543 new cases of COVID-19, with 3,198 recoveries and 20 fatalities in the past 24 hours. The positivity rate for the past two weeks stands at 16.83 per cent.

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The Georgian Health Ministry said that the nation has reported 1,543 new cases of COVID-19, with 3,198 recoveries and 20 fatalities in the past 24 hours. The positivity rate for the past two weeks stands at 16.83 per cent.

Overall, there are currently 35,536 active cases of Coronavirus all over the country. 

Moreover, as per the figures given by the health authorities of Georgia, a total of 13,873 tests were conducted throughout the country within the last 24 hours, out of which 10,859 were rapid antigen tests, and the remaining 3,014 were PCR tests.

Since February 26, 2020, the country has recorded a total of 1,633,443 cases of Coronavirus. Out of 1,633,443 cases of COVID-19, a total of 1,581,376 patients have recovered, while 16,505 people have succumbed to it.

The new 1,543 cases of COVID-19 were recorded in several parts of the country. 

  • Tbilisi – 718 cases 
  • Adjara – 56 cases 
  • Imereti – 228 cases 
  • Kvemo Kartli – 78 cases 
  • Shida Kartli – 65 cases 
  • Guria – 77 cases 
  • Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti – 112 cases 
  • Kakheti – 109 cases 
  • Mtskheta-Mtianeti – 44 cases 
  • Samtskhe-Javakheti – 23 cases 
  • Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti – 33 cases

The new Omicron variant of Coronavirus accounts for the majority of confirmed Coronavirus cases.

Furthermore, there are currently 1,695 patients who are undergoing treatment in hospitals, while 33,841 people are undergoing treatment at home and by consulting their family doctors. There are 494 people who are undergoing treatment in the intensive care unit.

A total of 1,352,924 people have received at least one dose of any vaccine in the country so far, while 1,250,641 individuals have been fully vaccinated, amounting to 43.5 per cent of the country’s adult population.

In total, 226,527 individuals have received booster shots of the vaccine. 

As of today, around 33.7% of the total population of Georgia has been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, which accounts for 12.5L of people. As of now, approximately 29.1% doses of vaccines have been administered in the country.

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