Borjomi and Bakuriani bishop Lazare Samadbegishvili dies of coronavirus

  • Georgia has reported 3,768 new cases of coronavirus, 4,055 recoveries and 41 deaths in the past 24 hours. Photo: Bishop Lazare Samadbegishvili/Facebook.

Agenda.ge, 20 Nov 2020 - 14:04, Tbilisi,Georgia

Lazare Samadbegishvili, the bishop of Borjomi and Bakuriani, has died of coronavirus today.

Head of Patriarchate’s Public Relations Service Andria Jagmaidze said the bishop had cancer and underwent surgery a few days ago. Later he tested positive for coronavirus.

Georgia has reported 3,768 new cases of coronavirus, 4,055 recoveries and 41 deaths in the past 24 hours.

18,008 individuals remain infected with Covid-19 in Georgia as of today.

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