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Daily COVID-19 Updates: Georgia reports 161 new cases, one death

Georgia: The Georgian Health Ministry said that the country has reported 161 new cases of COVID-19, with 117 recoveries and one fatality in the past 24 hours. The daily positivity rate stands at 0.89 per cent.

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Georgia: The Georgian Health Ministry said that the country has reported 161 new cases of COVID-19, with 117 recoveries and one fatality in the past 24 hours. The daily positivity rate stands at 0.89 per cent.

There are currently 1,964 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 18,178 tests were conducted throughout the country within the last 24 hours, out of which 16,709 were rapid antigen tests, and the remaining 1,469 were PCR tests.

Since February 26, 2020, the country has recorded a total of 1,654,076 cases of Coronavirus. Out of which, 1,635,291 patients have recovered, while 16,795 people have succumbed to it.

The new 161 cases of COVID-19 were recorded in several parts of the country. 

  • Tbilisi – 86 cases 
  • Adjara – 9 cases 
  • Imereti – 20 cases 
  • Kvemo Kartli – 9 cases 
  • Shida Kartli – 7 cases 
  • Guria – 8 cases 
  • Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti – 4 cases 
  • Kakheti – 13 cases 
  • Mtskheta-Mtianeti – 1 cases 
  • Samtskhe-Javakheti – 3 cases 
  • Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti – 1 cases

As of today, around 34% of the population of Georgia has been fully vaccinated, accounting for 12.6 L individuals. The country has administered approximately 29.6 L doses of anti-coronavirus vaccines.

Getting jabbed with anti-covid vaccines will be the most effective way of protection from COVID-19. Apart from this, avoiding crowded places, wearing face masks in both closed and outdoor places and adopting social distancing measures will prevent the spread of infection.

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

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Coronavirus can spread through an infected person’s mouth or nose in the form of tiny liquid droplets when they sneeze, cough, speak, sing or breathe.

 

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