Number of coronavirus cases stands at 496 in Georgia, 149 patients recovered, 6 dead

  • 339 people remain infected with COVID-19 in Georgia. Photo: Nino Alavidze/, 27 Apr 2020 - 10:58, Tbilisi,Georgia

The number of coronavirus cases stands at 496 in Georgia as of today. 149 people of the 496 have recovered, while six others have died. 

As of April 27, 339 people remain infected with the virus inside the country. 

4,833 people are under quarantine and 571 others are in hospitals.

The town of Tetritskaro in Kvemo Kartli was placed on lockdown yesterday, after a number of local residents tested positive for coronavirus.

Deputy Head of Georgia’s National Disease Control Centre Paata Imnadze said that Georgia is hitting the peak of the virus’ spread.

He did note, however, that due to the restrictions imposed in the country against the spread of the coronavirus, the country has managed ‘not to have hundreds of COVID-19 patients’ in hospitals. 

2.9 million people have been infected with the coronavirus worldwide as of April 26.  207, 020 people have died of the virus, while 881,561 have recovered.