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Daily COVID-19 Updates: Georgia reports 217 new cases, 2 deaths

In Georgia, the Health Ministry said that the country has reported 217 new cases of COVID-19, with 685 recoveries and 2 fatalities in the past 24 hours. The positivity rate for the past two weeks stands at 2.82% per cent.

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In Georgia, the Health Ministry said that the country has reported 217 new cases of COVID-19, with 685 recoveries and 2 fatalities in the past 24 hours. The positivity rate for the past two weeks stands at 2.82% per cent.

Moreover, as per the figures given by the Georgian health department, a total of 5,184 tests were conducted throughout the country within the last 24 hours, out of which 3,587 were rapid antigen tests, and the remaining 1,597 were PCR tests.

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Since February 26, 2020, the country has recorded a total of 1,649,430 cases of Coronavirus. Out of 1,649,430 cases of COVID-19, a total of 1,628,643 patients have recovered, while 16,758 people have succumbed to it.

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

Furthermore, there are currently 496 patients who are undergoing treatment in hospitals.

As of today, around 33.9% of the population of Georgia has been fully vaccinated, accounting for 12.6L individuals. The country has administered approximately 29.4L doses of anti-coronavirus vaccines.

Common signs of COVID-19 infection include:

  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Sore throat,
  • Loss of taste or smell,
  • Headache and muscle pain
  • General fatigue
  • Feeling of shortness of breath

The most effective way of protection from COVID-19 is vaccination, avoiding crowded places, wear face masks in closed areas and in crowded places while being in contact with those having COVID-19 symptoms.

Observe the 2-meter physical distancing rule. Frequently wash hands with soap and water or use 70% alcohol-based liquids.

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