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Daily COVID-19 Updates: Georgia reports 232 new cases, zero death

Georgia: The Health Ministry of Georgia said that the country has reported 232 new cases of COVID-19, with 117 recoveries and Zero fatality in the past 24 hours. The daily positivity rate stands at 1.14 per cent.

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Georgia: The Health Ministry of Georgia said that the country has reported 232 new cases of COVID-19, with 117 recoveries and zero fatality in the past 24 hours. The daily positivity rate stands at 1.14 per cent.

There are currently 2,281 active cases of Coronavirus all over the country. 

Moreover, as per the figures given by the Georgian health department, a total of 20,385 tests were conducted throughout the country within the last 24 hours, out of which 18,652 were rapid antigen tests, and the remaining 1,733 were PCR tests.

Since February 26, 2020, the country has recorded a total of 1,653,692 cases of Coronavirus. Out of which, 1,634,591 patients have recovered, while 16,794 people have succumbed to it.

The new 232 cases of COVID-19 were recorded in several parts of the country. 

  • Tbilisi – 120 cases 
  • Adjara – 13 cases 
  • Imereti – 39 cases 
  • Kvemo Kartli – 7 cases 
  • Shida Kartli – 14 cases 
  • Guria – 10 cases 
  • Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti – 11 cases 
  • Kakheti – 9 cases 
  • Mtskheta-Mtianeti – 4 cases 
  • Samtskhe-Javakheti – 5 cases 
  • Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti – 0 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.

The most effective way of protection from COVID-19 is getting jabbed with an anti-covid vaccine, 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.

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

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