66 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Georgia, 9 recovered

As of now 57 are infected with COVID-19 in Georgia. Photo: Nino Alavidze/Agenda.ge. 

Agenda.ge, 24 Mar 2020 - 11:10, Tbilisi,Georgia

Sixty-six cases of coronavirus have been reported in Georgia starting February 26, 2020. Nine of the 66 have recovered. No deaths have been reported in the country so far. 

Director of Tbilisi Hospital of Infectious Diseases Marina Ezugbaia confirmed five new cases of coronavirus earlier today, stating that the new patients contracted the virus after travelling to the US. 

All of them were in self-isolation,” she said. 

Ezugbaia stated that the health condition of only three of the 57 patients infected with the virus is critical.  

As of now 3,320 people in Georgia are under quarantine and 235 others are in hospitals.

Marneuli and Bolnisi municipalities are in lockdown after a 62-year-old woman tested positive for the virus and had contact with dozens of locals.