Coronavirus: Georgia reports 538 new cases, 16,808 tests conducted

  • Georgia reported its first case of coronavirus at the end of February 2020. Photo: Nino Alavidze/Agenda.ge. 

Agenda.ge, 5 Feb 2021 - 11:44, Tbilisi,Georgia

Georgia has reported 538 new cases of coronavirus, 498 recoveries and 18 deaths in the past 24 hours. 

5,488 individuals remain infected with Covid-19 in Georgia as of today. 

16,808 tests have been conducted in the past 24 hours around the country.

9,163 of the 16,808 tests were rapid tests, while the remaining 7,645 were PCR tests. 

Georgia has had 261,018 cases of coronavirus since February 2020. 

Image: coronavirus live update.

252,246 of the 261,018  individuals have recovered, while 3,258 others have died.

The new 538 cases were recorded in: 

  • Tbilisi - 227 cases 
  • Adjara - 25 cases 
  • Imereti - 83 cases 
  • Kvemo Kartli - 35 cases 
  • Shida Kartli - 44 cases 
  • Guria - 16 cases 
  • Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti - 60 cases 
  • Kakheti - 31 cases 
  • Mtskheta-Mtianeti - 9 cases 
  • Samtskhe-Javakheti - 6 cases 
  • Racha-Lechkhumi, Kvemo Svaneti - 2 cases

Image: coronavirus live update.

2,287 patients are undergoing treatment in hospitals as of today. 538 of the 2,287 patients are in critical condition. 146 of the 538 critical patients are on artificial ventilation. 

More than 2,285,000 tests have been conducted in Georgia so far.

14,734 individuals are in self-isolation.

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