3rd Georgian citizen dies of coronavirus in Spain

  • 28,768 have been infected with COVID-19 in Spain, with 1,772 deaths and more than 2,500 recovered. Photo: Susana Vera/Reuters. 

Agenda.ge, 23 Mar 2020 - 11:14, Tbilisi,Georgia

A third Georgian citizen, a 65-year-old man, has died of the COVID-19 virus in Spain yesterday, Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Gakharia confirmed today. 

Two other Georgian citizens, both female, who died of the virus in Spain earlier this month, suffered underlying illnesses. 

Georgia has had no deaths of coronavirus inside the country. However, the condition of four patients of a total of 46 currently infected individuals is critical. 

Since February 26, 2020 Georgia has had 54 confirmed cases of the respiratory infection, including eight individuals who have recovered [five have been discharged]. .

As of now 3,254 people are under quarantine in Georgia, and 233 others in hospitals.