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Daily COVID-19 Updates: Georgia reports 217 new cases, 5 deaths

The Health Ministry of Georgia said that the country has reported 217 new cases of COVID-19, with 592 recoveries and 5 fatalities in the past 24 hours. The positivity rate for the past two weeks stands at 2.88 per cent.

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The Health Ministry of Georgia said that the country has reported 217 new cases of COVID-19, with 592 recoveries and 5 fatalities in the past 24 hours. The positivity rate for the past two weeks stands at 2.88 per cent.

There are currently 4,482 active cases of Coronavirus all over the country.

Moreover, as per the figures given by the Georgian health department, a total of 13,061 tests were conducted throughout the country within the last 24 hours, out of which 9,714 were rapid antigen tests, and the remaining 3,347 were PCR tests.

Since February 26, 2020, the country has recorded a total of 1,649,222 cases of Coronavirus. Out of 1,649,222 cases of COVID-19, a total of 1,627,958 patients have recovered, while 16,756 people have succumbed to it.

The new 217 cases of COVID-19 were recorded in several parts of the country. 

  • Tbilisi – 107 cases 
  • Adjara – 10 cases 
  • Imereti – 34 cases 
  • Kvemo Kartli – 10 cases 
  • Shida Kartli – 9 cases 
  • Guria – 23 cases 
  • Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti – 12 cases 
  • Kakheti – 8 cases 
  • Mtskheta-Mtianeti – 2 cases 
  • Samtskhe-Javakheti – 0 cases 
  • Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti – 2 cases

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.

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