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Daily COVID-19 Updates: Georgia reports 872 new cases, 18 deaths

The Georgian Health Ministry said the country has reported 872 new cases of COVID-19, with 913 recoveries and 18 fatalities in the past 24 hours. The positivity rate for the past 7 days stands at 6.61 per cent.

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The Georgian Health Ministry said the country has reported 872 new cases of COVID-19, with 913 recoveries and 18 fatalities in the past 24 hours. The positivity rate for the past 7 days stands at 6.61 per cent.

Overall, there are currently 28,970 active cases of Coronavirus all over the country. 

Moreover, as per the figures given by the Georgian health department, a total of 18,331 tests were conducted throughout the country within the last 24 hours, out of which 15,623 were rapid antigen tests, and the remaining 2,708 were PCR tests.

Since February 26, 2020, the country has recorded a total of 1,640,550 cases of Coronavirus. Out of 1,640,550 cases of COVID-19, a total of 1,594,924 patients have recovered, while 16,630 people have succumbed to it.

The new 872 cases of COVID-19 were recorded in several parts of the country. 

  • Tbilisi – 414 cases 
  • Adjara – 27 cases 
  • Imereti – 107 cases 
  • Kvemo Kartli – 33 cases 
  • Shida Kartli – 42 cases 
  • Guria – 60 cases 
  • Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti – 84 cases 
  • Kakheti – 61 cases 
  • Mtskheta-Mtianeti – 21 cases 
  • Samtskhe-Javakheti – 9 cases 
  • Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti – 14 cases

The new Omicron variant of Coronavirus accounts for the majority of confirmed Covid-19 cases in the country.

Furthermore, there are currently 920 patients who are undergoing treatment in hospitals, while 28,050 people are undergoing treatment at home and by consulting their family doctors. There are 249 people who are undergoing treatment in the intensive care unit.

As many as 1,355,347 people have received at least one dose of any vaccine in the country so far, while 1,253,112 individuals have been fully vaccinated, amounting to 43.5 % of the country’s adult population.

A total of 231,432 individuals have received booster shots or 3rd dose of the vaccine. 

According to a report released by Health Ministry a few days ago, the daily confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Georgia have declined by 24 times, while the number of hospitalisation cases has decreased by 12 times compared to the data from February in Georgia.

 

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