Number of coronavirus cases rises by 1 to 67

  • The total number of infected individuals in the country with COVID-19 is 56. Photo:  Nino Alavidze/, 24 Mar 2020 - 13:46, Tbilisi,Georgia

Georgia has reported a new case of the coronavirus in the afternoon, bringing the total number of confirmed cases inside the country to 67, including nine individuals who have recovered. 

Two of the 67 are Austrian citizens who already been transported to Austria via a special flight, Georgian Health Minister Ekaterine Tikaradze has confirmed. 

As of now Georgia has 56 patients infected with COVID-19. 

 4,055 people in Georgia are under quarantine and 252 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.