Georgia reports 10 new cases of coronavirus, 130 remain infected with COVID-19

 Locals are being tested for the coronavirus in the Karajala village of Gardabani municipality. Photo: Defence Ministry press office., 21 Jul 2020 - 11:21, Tbilisi,Georgia

Georgia has reported 10 new cases of the coronavirus earlier today, bringing the total number of cases to 1,049. 

903 of the 1,049 patients have recovered, while 16 others have died. 

As of today 130 people remain infected with COVID-19 in Georgia. 

Photo: coronavirus live update.

Three of the 10 new cases are imported (one is a truck driver), five individuals had contact with infected people, while the remaining two do not know how they contracted the virus. 

Six brigades of epidemiologists are now working in the Karajala village of Gardabani municipality of eastern Georgia. 

They have plans to test about 700 locals for the coronavirus. 

Photo: coronavirus live update.

Gardabani has had 23 cases of the coronavirus so far. 

 Fourteen of the 23 cases were reported in the village.

Gardabani may be placed under lockdown once again. 

Photo: coronavirus live update.

Georgia reported its first case of the coronavirus on February 26, 2020. 

Since then more than 174,000 people have been tested for the coronavirus inside the country.