NCDC Georgia: ‘all COVID-19 victims suffered from underlying diseases’

  • As of today, 210 people remain infected with COVID-19 in Georgia. Photo: IPN.

Agenda.ge, 29 Jul 2020 - 16:41, Tbilisi,Georgia

All patients who died of coronavirus in Georgia suffered from underlying diseases, out of which the vast majority were cardiovascular diseases, while 40 per cent suffered from chronic lung diseases, reads the report of the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).

The results reflect data collected from January 30 to July 11 throughout the country.

As of July 11, 15 people have died from the virus in Georgia, out of which eight were over 79 years old, three were between the ages of 70-79, while the remaining four were under 70.

The severity of the illness varied significantly according to the presence of underlying diseases. COVID-19 patients with no underlying diseases (94.2%) had mild or a moderate form of the illness in the country”, reads the report.

As of today, 210 people remain infected with COVID-19 in the country.

The number of recoveries has increased by two, reaching 929.

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