One of 1st COVID-19 patients in Georgia finally recovers after two-month stay in hospital

The patient was placed in Tbilisi Hospital of Infectious Diseases on March 5. Photo: Nino Alavidze/, 05 May 2020 - 11:37, Tbilisi,Georgia

A COVID-19 patient in Georgia, who was one of the five individuals to test positive for the virus in Georgia, has recovered after being treated in hospital for two months. 

Director of Tbilisi Hospital of Infectious Diseases Marina Ezugbaia said earlier today that the patient, who was placed in hospital on March 5, felt good after several weeks of treatment. However, the individual continued to test positive for the virus. 

She said that in the most recent test the patient showed negative. 

Ezugbaia said that the hospital currently has just one patient in critical condition. 

  • Georgia reported 11 new cases of coronavirus earlier today, bringing the total number of cases to 604. 
  • 240 of the 604 patients have recovered, while nine others have died. 
  • As of today 353 people remain infected with COVID-19 in Georgia. 
  • 4,887 people are under quarantine and 500 others are in hospitals around the country.