Georgia reports 537 new cases of coronavirus, 494 recoveries, 34 deaths

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

Agenda.ge, 8 Jan 2021 - 11:29, Tbilisi,Georgia

Georgia has reported 537 new cases of coronavirus, 494 recoveries and 34 deaths in the past 24 hours. 

9,085 individuals remain infected with Covid-19 in Georgia as of today. 

5,265 tests have been conducted in the past 24 hours around the country due to the holiday. 1, 945 of the 5,265 tests were rapid tests, while the remaining 3,320 were PCR tests. 

Georgia has had 236,028 cases of coronavirus since February 2020. 

224,189 of the 236,028 individuals have recovered, while 2,728 others have died.

Image: coronavirus live update. 

The new 537 cases were recorded in: 

  • Tbilisi - 290 cases 
  • Adjara - 47 cases 
  • Imereti - 44 cases 
  • Kvemo Kartli - 15 cases 
  • Shida Kartli - 46 cases 
  • Guria - 6 cases 
  • Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti - 31 cases 
  • Kakheti - 35 cases 
  • Mtskheta-Mtianeti - 15 cases 
  • Samtskhe-Javakheti - 8 cases 
  • Racha-Lechkhumi, Kvemo Svaneti - 0 case  

Image: coronavirus live update. 

3,867 patients are undergoing treatment in hospitals as of today. 837 of the 3,867 patients are in critical condition. 271 of the 837 critical patients are on artificial ventilation. 

762 Covid-19 patients are in hotels, 508 individuals are in quarantine and 4,456 are at home.

22, 750 individuals are in self-isolation.

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

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