COVID-19 in Georgia: 546 new cases, 1,456 recoveries, 17 fatalities

  • As of now the number of total confirmed cases stands at 253,518, including 242,085 recoveries and 3,055 deaths. Photo: Nino Alavidze/Agenda.ge

Agenda.ge, 24 Jan 2021 - 12:56, Tbilisi,Georgia

Georgia has reported 546 new cases of COVID-19 over the last 24 hours after conducting 6,269 PCR tests and 4,979 rapid tests. 

1,456 people have recovered from the virus, 17 have died, while 8,352 individuals remain infected throughout the country. 

285 out of  the 546 new coronavirus cases have been reported in Tbilisi, 80 - in Imereti, 34 - in Kakheti, 32 - in Shida Kartli, 31 - in Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti, 30 - in Adjara, 21 - in Kvemo Kartli, 14 - in Guria and Samtskhe-Javakheti each, and 5 - in Mtskheta-Mtianeti. 

As of now the number of total confirmed cases stands at 253,518, including 242,085 recoveries and 3,055 deaths. 

Restrictions on movement across the country remain in effect from 21:00 to 05:00 until 1 March. Photo: Interior Ministry press office/Archive

Meanwhile, Georgian police have a total of 764 individuals for coronavirus-related violations over the past 24 hours.

  • 100 individuals were fined for breaching self-isolation and quarantine rules
  • 664 others were fined for not wearing face masks in public areas

Police again calls on Georgian citizens to maintain the restrictions aimed to curb the further spread of the coronavirus, otherwise they will be fined. 

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