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Daily COVID-19 Updates: Georgia reports 342 new cases, one death

Georgia: The Health Ministry of Georgia said that the country has reported 342 new cases of COVID-19, with 161 recoveries and one fatality in the past 24 hours. The daily positivity rate stands at 1.53 per cent.

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Georgia: The Health Ministry of Georgia said that the country has reported 342 new cases of COVID-19, with 161 recoveries and one fatality in the past 24 hours. The daily positivity rate stands at 1.53 per cent.

There are currently 2,166 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 22,329 tests were conducted throughout the country within the last 24 hours, out of which 20,058 were rapid antigen tests, and the remaining 2,271 were PCR tests.

Since February 26, 2020, the country has recorded a total of 1,653,460 cases of Coronavirus. Out of which, 1,634,474 patients have recovered, while 16,794 people have succumbed to it.

The new 342 cases of COVID-19 were recorded in several parts of the country. 

  • Tbilisi – 160 cases 
  • Adjara – 19 cases 
  • Imereti – 38 cases 
  • Kvemo Kartli – 22 cases 
  • Shida Kartli – 26 cases 
  • Guria – 27 cases 
  • Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti – 20 cases 
  • Kakheti – 17 cases 
  • Mtskheta-Mtianeti – 4 cases 
  • Samtskhe-Javakheti – 1 cases 
  • Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti – 8 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 29.5 L doses of anti-coronavirus vaccines.

Common symptoms of COVID-19 infection include:

  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Sore throat,
  • Loss of taste or smell,
  • Headache and muscle pain
  • General fatigue
  • A 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.

The virus can spread from an infected person’s mouth or nose in tiny liquid droplets when they sneeze, cough, speak, sing or breathe.

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

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