COVID

Daily COVID-19 Updates: Georgia reports 229 new cases, 12 deaths

In Georgia, the Health Ministry said that the country reported 229 new cases of COVID-19, with 2993 recoveries and 12 fatalities in the past 24 hours. The positivity rate for the past 2 stands at 4.39 percent.

There are currently 8,403 active cases of Coronavirus all over the country. 

Moreover, as per the figures given by the Georgian health department, a total of 5,460 tests were conducted throughout the country within the last 24 hours, out of which 3,749 were rapid antigen tests, and the remaining 1,711 were PCR tests.

Since February 26, 2020, the country has recorded a total of 1,646,545 cases of Coronavirus. Out of 1,646,545 cases of COVID-19, a total of 1,621,396 patients have recovered, while 16,720 people have succumbed to it.

The new 229 cases of COVID-19 were recorded in several parts of the country. 

  • Tbilisi – 121 cases
  • Adjara – 14 cases
  • Imereti – 25 cases
  • Kvemo Kartli – 5 cases
  • Shida Kartli – 8 cases
  • Guria – 13 cases
  • Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti – 20 cases
  • Kakheti – 17 cases
  • Mtskheta-Mtianeti – 4 cases
  • Samtskhe-Javakheti – 1 cases
  • Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti – 1 cases

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

Furthermore, there are currently 638 patients who are undergoing treatment in hospitals, while 7,765 people are undergoing treatment at home and by consulting their family doctors. There are 164 people who are undergoing treatment in the intensive care unit.

As many as 1,359,308 people have received at least one dose of any vaccine in the country so far, while 1,255,873 individuals have been fully vaccinated, amounting to 43.5 % of the country’s adult population.

A total of 238,083 individuals have received booster shots or 3rd dose of the vaccine. 

As of today, around 33.8% of the population of Georgia has been fully vaccinated, accounting for 12.6L individuals. The country has administered approximately 29.3L doses of anti-coronavirus vaccines.

However, from today onwards, wearing a face mask in outdoor places will no longer be required in Georgia, according to Director Giorgi Ghibradze of the Interagency Coordination Council.

Zurab Kvaratskhelia

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