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Daily COVID-19 Updates: Georgia reports 266 new cases, 2 deaths

Georgia: The Health Ministry of Georgia said that the country has reported 266 new cases of COVID-19, with 348 recoveries and two fatalities in the past 24 hours. The positivity rate for the past week stands at 1.71 per cent.

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Georgia: The Health Ministry of Georgia said that the country has reported 266 new cases of COVID-19, with 348 recoveries and two fatalities in the past 24 hours. The positivity rate for the past week stands at 1.71 per cent.

There are currently 3,234 active cases of Coronavirus all over the country. 

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Moreover, as per the figures given by the Georgian health department, a total of 24,862 tests were conducted throughout the country within the last 24 hours, out of which 22,933 were rapid antigen tests, and the remaining 1,929 were PCR tests.

Since February 26, 2020, the country has recorded a total of 1,652,235 cases of Coronavirus. Out of which, 1,632,194 patients have recovered, while 16,781 people have succumbed to it.

The new 266 cases of COVID-19 were recorded in several parts of the country. 

  • Tbilisi – 120 cases 
  • Adjara – 11 cases 
  • Imereti – 45 cases 
  • Kvemo Kartli – 20 cases 
  • Shida Kartli – 18 cases 
  • Guria – 11 cases 
  • Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti – 15 cases 
  • Kakheti – 11 cases 
  • Mtskheta-Mtianeti – 11 cases 
  • Samtskhe-Javakheti – 2 cases 
  • Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti – 2 cases

Irakli Garibashvili, Georgia’s Prime Minister, said the present epidemiological situation signalled the end of the country’s crisis, stressing that the government’s decision to prohibit the usage of green permits in February as part of effective management, as a consequence of which “everything stabilised.”

As of today, around 33.9% of the population of Georgia has been fully vaccinated, accounting for 12.6 L individuals. The country has administered approximately 29.5 L doses of anti-coronavirus vaccines.

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