Georgia reports 521 new cases of coronavirus of 11,226 tests

  • Currently 13,174 individuals remain infected with Covid-19. Photo: Nino Alavidze/Agenda.ge.

Agenda.ge, 26 Apr 2021 - 11:34, Tbilisi,Georgia

Georgia has reported 521 new cases of coronavirus, 1,058 recoveries and 18 deaths in the past 24 hours. 

11,226 tests have been conducted around the country on the weekend. 3,463 of the 11,226 tests were rapid tests, while the remaining 7,763 were PCR tests. 

The country has had 304,272 cases of coronavirus since February 26, 2020. 

4.03 per cent of tested individuals had Covid-19 in the past 14 days.

Georgian Health Minister Ekaterine Tikaradze said last week that if more than four per cent of tested individuals test positive for coronavirus in two consecutive weeks, the government of Georgia is likely to impose coronavirus restrictions, including lockdown. 

287,029 of the 304,272 patients have recovered, while 4,043 have died from the virus. 

Image: coronavirus live update. 

Currently 13,174 individuals remain infected with Covid-19. 

The new 521 cases were recorded in: 

  • Tbilisi - 285 cases 
  • Adjara - 68 cases 
  • Imereti - 36 cases
  • Kvemo Kartli - 10 cases 
  • Shida Kartli - 10 cases 
  • Guria - 6 cases 
  • Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti - 49 cases 
  • Kakheti - 39 cases
  • Mtskheta-Mtianeti - 16 cases
  • Samtskhe-Javakheti - 2 cases
  • Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti - 0 case

Image: coronavirus live update. 

3,676 patients are undergoing treatment in hospitals as of today. 644 of the 3,676 patients are in critical condition. 126 of the 644 critical patients are on artificial ventilation. 

26,989 individuals are in self-isolation. 

More than 4,070,000 tests have been conducted in the country so far. 

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