Georgia reports 18 new cases of coronavirus, 6 recoveries

Meanwhile, six individuals have recovered from the coronavirus in Georgia, increasing the number of recoveries to 425 now. Photo: Nino Alavidze/, 17 May 2020 - 11:09, Tbilisi,Georgia

Georgia has 18 new cases of COVID-19 since yesterday, increasing the total number of cases to 695.

Eight out of the infected individuals are from the quarantined Bolnisi municipality in eastern Georgia, Medical Director of Tbilisi Infectious Disease Hospital Marina Ezugbaia told journalists today.

The villages of Mushevani and Geta in Bolnisi municipality, which are the main sources of infection nowadays, are placed under 'strict quarantine’ since April 25 and May 15, respectively.