Over 170 medical workers test positive for coronavirus

More than 1,610,000 tests have been made in Georgia so far. Photo: National Library of Georgia.

Agenda.ge, 08 Dec 2020 - 15:08, Tbilisi,Georgia

179 medical workers have tested positive for the coronavirus currently, said Head of Georgia’s National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) Amiran Gamkrelidze earlier today.

Georgia has reported 3,893 recoveries, 4,673 new cases and 36 deaths in the past 24 hours. 

16,646 tests have been conducted in the past 24 hours. 11,400 of the 16,646 tests were rapid tests, while the remaining 5,246 were PCR tests. 

26,655 individuals remain infected with Covid-19 in Georgia as of today. 

6,829 patients are undergoing treatment in hospitals as of today. 1,123 of the 6,829 patients are in critical condition. 425 of the 1,123 critical patients are on artificial ventilation. 

3,759 Covid-19 patients are in hotels, 1,186 individuals are in quarantine and 16,067 are at home.

51,709 individuals are in self-isolation.

Georgia has had 169,649 cases of coronavirus since February. 

141,392 of the 169,649 individuals have recovered, while 1,576 others have died. 

More than 1,610,000 tests have been made in Georgia so far.