Health official says 1,192 new COVID-19 cases make situation ‘alarming’

as of now, Georgia has confirmed a total of 17,477 cases of coronavirus, including 8.060 recoveries ans 136 deaths. Photo: Nino Alavidze/, 18 Oct 2020 - 12:58, Tbilisi,Georgia

Georgia has reported 1,192 new cases of coronavirus, increasing the total number of confirmed cases to 17,477.

Marina Endeladze, head of the isolation department of Tbilisi Hospital of Infections Diseases, said the situation is now ‘alarming’. Endeladze called on everyone to abide by the coronavirus-related regulations.

Out of the new 1,192 cases:

  • 417 were reported in Tbilisi
  • 343 were reported in Adjara
  • 211 were reported in Imereti
  • 45 were reported in Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti
  • 39 were reported in Kvemo Kartli
  • 37 were reported in in Shida Kartli
  • 18 were reported in Guria
  • 14 were reported in Samtskhe-Javakheti
  • 13 were reported in Mtskheta-Mtianeti
  • 11 were reported in Kaketi

Meanwhile, 233 individuals have recovered increasing the total number of recoveries to 8,060; eight individuals have died increasing the total number of coronavirus-related death to 136.