Georgia reports 6 new cases of coronavirus, 168 patients recovered, six dead

As of April 29, 341 people remain infected with COVID-19 in Georgia. Photo: Nino Alavidze/, 29 Apr 2020 - 11:15, Tbilisi,Georgia

Georgia has reported 6 new cases of the coronavirus earlier today, bringing the total number of cases to 517. 

Two of the six new patients do not know how they contracted the virus.. 

168 of the 517 people have recovered, while six others have died. 

As of today 341 people remain infected with COVID-19 in Georgia. 

5,153 people are under quarantine and 549 others in hospitals. 

Two of the 343 infected individuals (active cases) two were foreign citizens who are no longer in Georgia. Photo: coronavirus live update.

Georgian Health Minister Ekaterine Tikaradze says that Georgia is hitting the peak of the spread of the virus and no serious increase in COVID-19 cases is expected in the coming weeks. 

The country has already lifted several, coronavirus-related restrictions, including  restrictions on the use of private vehicles.